Educational

System in
United
Kingdom
Every Child Matters

Mariella Alexes Rombaoa
Vicky
Gough May 2009
Loreto
Morales
Myrell Joyce Esteban
Judith Repato
Carolyn Grande

density per sq km: 246 Capital and largest city (2003 est. 971.806 (growth rate: 0. area). 417.6/1000. Leeds.400.429. infant mortality rate: 4.800.      Facts & Figures Map of United Kingdom Sovereign: Queen Elizabeth II (1952) Prime Minister: David Cameron (2010) Land area: 93.400 . 406.099. 288.500.): 61. 461. 7.000. Edinburgh. 7. 460. Manchester.900. birth rate: 10. Liverpool.278 sq mi (241.615. Birmingham.000. total area: 94.1.000 (metro.): London. Bristol.590 sq km). Bradford.284.200 (city proper) Other large cities: Glasgow. 390.2%).820 sq km) Population (2010 est. 1.526 sq mi (244. life expectancy: 79.700.7/1000.

the English Channel and the Irish Sea. Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK that shares a land border with another sovereign state—the Republic of Ireland. the northeastern part of the island of Ireland and many smaller islands.United Kingdom  The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland(commonly known as the United Kingdom. The UK has been a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council since its first session in 1946. Apart from this land border the UK is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean the North Sea. The UK remains a great power with leading economic. the UK or Britain) is a sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental Europe.  The UK is a developed country and has the world's sixth-largest economy by nominal GDP and seventh-largest economy by purchasing power parity. military. The country includes the island of Great Britain. It is a recognised nuclear weapons state and its military expenditure ranks third or fourth in the world. It was the world's first industrialised country and the world's foremost power during the 19th and early 20th centuries. scientific and political influence. . cultural.

Structure of Basic Education in United Kingdom .

Structure of HIGHER Education in United Kingdom .

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2 21.9% 14% % ethnic minorities 19.key facts   8.3% 15.9% % first language other than English 11.7 (includes nursery) .6% 9% average class size 26.3 million pupils 25300 schools Primary Secondary % pupils eligible for free meals 16.

phases Establishments Pre-School Nurseries Primary Schools Secondary Schools Sixth Form Colleges Further Education Colleges Special Schools Age Range Under 5 5-11 11-16 or 11-18 (19) 16-18 (19) Over 16 3-18 .

phases and testing Establishments Primary Schools Secondary Schools Sixth Form Colleges Key Stage(s) Foundation Stage 1 2 3 4 5 Main Assessments National Tests (11) GCSE (16) AS A2 GCSE – General Certificate of Secondary Education AS – first year of Advanced Level course A2 – second/final year of Advanced Level .

curriculum 1 CORE SUBJECTS  English  Mathematics  Science .

curriculum 2         Art Geography History Music Design and Technology Information and Communications Technology Physical Education Religious Education    Sex and Relationship Education Careers Education Citizenship .

g. e. Mathematics entitlement subjects. e.curriculum 3: Key Stage 4    Students aged 14-16 compulsory subjects.g. Modern Foreign Language ‘options’ – examples:     Business Studies Media Studies Dance Drama .

curriculum 4: new diplomas •Introduction of new diplomas (vocational education) in September 2008 •pupils 14-19 .