school year ages uk

school year ages uk

Children born between 1 April and 31 August can start the September after they turn 5.
Contact the local council or school to ask for your child to start later. They’ll decide if your child should start in reception year or year 1, based on what’s in the best interests of your child.

Age in Years
Republic of Ireland Class Groups

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Prep School
Senior schools in the UK usually provide education from year 7 (F.1) to year 13 (F.7) while a small number of them from year 9 (F.3). Education system of the UK is similar to the old system of Hong Kong, both involve seven years of secondary education. GCSE and GCE A-levels are two public examinations equivalent to HKCEE and HKALE respectively. When graduated from senior schools, admission to university will be based mainly on student’s public examination achievement and involvement in extra-curriculum activities. GCE A-levels poses less restriction on subject choices when compared to HKALE, allowing students to do arts subjects alongside with science subjects. It’s not unusual to find students doing both arts and science subjects such as history, physics and economics at the same time. Counselors and teachers in schools will help and advise when it comes the time when students make decision on subject combination, ensuring that students are choosing subjects that they’re capable of and interested in studying.

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School year ages uk
The infographic below illustrates how the school leaving age has changed, since the first compulsory school leaving age up to today.
There are usually two types of school leavers:

However, many children receive education from the age of 3 or 4 by attending a nursery group, playgroup or the nursery or reception class of a Primary School. It will be the choice of your parents whether you go to school before the age of 5.
Your parents, by law, must make sure that you are in full-time education from the term after your fifth birthday. This is called compulsory school age. From this age, you must either be in school or receive home education.

References:

http://www.rathdownschool.ie/Class-Ages/
http://www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk/choosing-a-school/northern-ireland-education-system
http://www.britishunited.net/en/school_summary/senior-school/
http://schoolreadinglist.co.uk/
http://leavershoodiescompany.co.uk/2018/04/2018-school-leavers-englands-history-of-the-school-leaving-age/
http://lawstuff.org.uk/education/when-do-i-have-to-go-to-school/
http://www.rcm.ac.uk/junior/apply/agerequirements/