Due to new child protection laws in UK, Oxford will stop accepting admissions from child prodigies. Where will all the smart children go now? This might be good, now maybe all the child prodigies will have to come to the US to study now.
The Children Act, the biggest shake-up in child protection law in 30 years, which was introduced last March, gives all those who work with children a legal duty to protect the young.
Collier lists concerns including not leaving children on their own with adults and making sure that any teachers with whom they come into contact have had a criminal records check.
Children can no longer live in student accommodation, because the university could not carry out a criminal record check on every other undergraduate sharing the same premises.