Presentation on theme: "British system of education. The School System Primary School Age 6 - 11 Age 11 exam Secondary School Age 11 - 16 GSCE Six Form Age 16 - 18 Age 18 exam."— Presentation transcript:
The School System Primary School Age 6 - 11 Age 11 exam Secondary School Age 11 - 16 GSCE Six Form Age 16 - 18 Age 18 exam
Types of schools PRIMARY SCHOOL Infant school age 5 - 7 Junior school age 8 - 11 STREAMING A, B, C, D streams
Types of schools Secondary schools Comprehensive Grammar Secondary Modern Secondary Technical
What Sixteen-Year-Olds Do 27 % Youth-Training schemes 25% State Schools 14% Further education 12% Unemployed 10% Full-time employment 6% Independent schools 5% Part-time education in employment (further- education courses)
Higher Education Oxbridge Redbrick universities (Birmingham, Liverpool, London etc.) Plate-glass universities (1960s)-Kent, Lancaster, York etc. Scotland ancient universities (Glasgow, Edinburgh, St. Andrew’s, Aberdeen (15th and 16th centuries)
Discussion 1. What do you think of the great variety of schools in Britain? 2. How will you compare it with schools in Russia? 3. What will you say about the system of examinations (tests) in Britain and Russia? 4. What would you ideal school be like? 5. Discuss the nicknames of categories of universities in Britain. What do they reflect? 6. Do any of Russian universities have nicknames?
Express yourself! Make a project “A dream school” Ideas School year School bus Subjects Lessons Marks Teachers