The recent royal birth has has prompted discussion of how summer born children are affected when they go to school.
A report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (2007) explored the impact of birth date upon cognitive test schools. You can read their report here – IFS Report on impact of date of birth
In 2009 Cambridge Assessment undertook a review of the literature about this issue. You can read it here – Literature Review
When you are researching to find literature if you find an article or report that reviews the literature this can give you a useful overview of the area you are investigating. In addition you can use the reference lists in these publications to identify other literature to seek out.
Have you noticed anything significant about when children are born in your own professional role (or in your family)?