You have set your question out very well. You certainly have a dilemma here. On the one hand your son shows every sign of being very bright indeed, certainly above average,but on the other hand he is still rather immature as one would expect for a 4 year old. While he would probably cope in grade R it would probably be in his best interests to wait another year. He would do well at a Montessori nursery school where children with his talents are recognised and catered for.
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