UK Education System

English education has its own traditions, conservatism and quality. The education system in England is a combination of several steps (by name coinciding with the Russian): – Elementary School – High School – Graduate School – Post-graduate education. Along with the day schools (when students go home after school) in England are widely distributed boarding school. Hostels in turn subdivided into closed (Enrolled children who live in the hostel) and open (taught by children living in a boarding house and the children returning home). Educational institutions are divided into public and private. Instruction in public schools free of charge to citizens and persons entitled to reside permanently in the uk.

Many private schools have a long tradition, which evolved more than one century. English schools are open to foreigners. However, prerequisite is the existence of a guardian in England. Secondary education in England is a must. Attend school kids start early enough – to five years.

The initial stage (primary school) education designed for children ages 5 – 11 years. In this period the teaching language, mathematics, natural sciences and etc. All items are divided into mandatory to study and optional (additional). Upon completion of the initial school to pass entrance exams to high school. The average level of education in England (High School) is decisive. Since it is at this stage, the selection of areas for further study. Students choose a few subjects (4-6) for detailed study. Often this discipline are the same profile: technical, humanitarian, etc. In recent years, there was a tendency of studying different disciplines orientation. Upon completion of such a focused study of subjects shall be the qualifying exams to obtain a certificate (secondary school final exams), which paves the way for higher education. Higher education is offered in colleges of higher education, universities and technical institutes. Admission to these institutions is carried out on obtained on completion of secondary school certificate.