I`m looking for a little background about the English education system.
I`m delighted to help. What can I help you?
I would like a general outline to begin with, if that`s OK.
Fine. Perhaps I`d better begin from the beginning. Children start school at about the age of five. From five to eleven, they attend primary school. At eleven, they transfer to secondary school.
I see. And how long do you they stay there?
Well, 16 is the soonest they are allowed to leave, but many choose to stay and continue until they are 18. A third option for kids in this age range is to enroll in technical college. These schools offer not only regular theory but also vocational and tec