Question: What is the difference between primary school and secondary school?

What is a primary and secondary school?

A primary school, which is prep year to year 6. Generally children between 5 and 11 years old will go to primary school. A secondary school, which is years 7 to 10. Most secondary schools also include years 11 and 12 to prepare for tertiary study.

Is secondary school the same as?

Simply put, there is no such thing as secondary school in the United States. Technically speaking, and by definition, middle school (grades 6-8), and high school (grades 9-12) can be considered part of secondary school because they are offered after elementary school.

What age is primary and secondary school?

The state-funded education system is divided into Key Stages based upon age: Early Years Foundation Stage (ages 3–4 by August 31st); primary education (ages 5 to 10 by August 31st), subdivided into Key Stage 1 (KS1) Infants (ages 5 to 6 by August 31st) and Key Stage 2 (KS2) Juniors (ages 7 to 10 by August 31st); ...

Which class is called secondary?

The Secondary Stage, commonly known as high school, consists of classes 9th and 10th. However, the higher secondary stage of a school comprising classes 11th and 12th (10+2 pattern).

Is a high school a secondary school?

Primary schools are called elementary schools, intermediate (upper primary or lower secondary) schools are called middle schools, and secondary schools are called high schools.

Is high school also called secondary school?

Primary schools are called elementary schools, intermediate (upper primary or lower secondary) schools are called middle schools, and secondary schools are called high schools.

How do you know if a school is public or private?

There are no public records showing if a school is private or not. However, many private schools are incorporated companies. Hence, look for schools that are incorporated and the chance are high that they are also private.

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