The education system in the UK is divided into five stages, the early years (which is non-compulsary for children from birth to 5 years old), primary education (5 to 11 years old), secondary education (11-16 years old which is the end of compulsory education), further education, and higher education.
The education system in the UK is also split into "key stages" as follows:
- 5 to 7 years old
- 7 to 11 years old
- 11 to 14 years old
- 14 to 16 years old
Please find further information and guidance in the sections below: