Bursledon pre-school worried about Ofsted advice
21 May 2014 Last updated at 21:01 BST
Children in the UK currently start school at five years old but education watchdog Ofsted has recently advised formal education should start at nursery age.
Staff at Buttercups Early Years Centre, a pre-school in Bursledon near Southampton, are worried about what that means for their alternative approach to learning.
Katie Austin from BBC South Today reports.