Education in the UK

Watch a video and fill in the gaps: 1. Full time education in the UK is compulsory between the ages of __ and __. 2. ________ of children receive free education, ________ attend private schools. 3. Except for __________ state schools in Britain follow a national curriculum.

Age: _________

Age: _________

Age: _________

Find the answers to the questions while watching a video: 1. What is the average number of students in class at primary/secondary schools? 2. What do children study at primary/secondary schools? 3. What type of school is called a boarding school? 4. What are the three core subjects? 5. When do students take national exams in these subjects? 6. What is the difference between GCSE exams (General Certificate of Secondary Education) and “A” levels exams? 7. How many students go on to higher education? 8. Some students enter a university and some do vocational training. What do you think it is?
9. What is tuition?

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