This is for the education of children between the ages of four and seven years. It is usually a small school serving a particular area.An infant school forms part of local education provision giving primary education. Children start at infant school between the ages of four and five in a Reception class. They sometimes attend part-time (mornings only or afternoons only) for the first term. Reception is not compulsory. The initial Infant school year represents Key Stage 1. At the end of their few years in Infant school, children will then move on to a linked Junior school.