Exchange Program England
education covers schooling from the age of eleven to the minimum school
leaving age of sixteen. Pupils follow a common curriculum leading to the
GCSE which has replaced the General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level.
At some schools, pupils may stay on at a school sixth form for a further
two years when they sit for the General Certificate of Education Advanced
Level (GCE A Levels) or the General Certificate of Education Advanced Supplementary
examinations (GCE AS examinations). Further education colleges also offer
Students going to England have the option of attending a public or
a private school. Private schools are considerably more expensive than public
schools, but they are renowned for their excellence in education.
Grades are based on a final exam
covering the entire school year, semester. Students will not receive a formal
transcript until the final test. However, students will be assessed in each
class according to their homework and participation.
Students can choose among courses
equivalent to those of a US high school schedule. Most exchange students
will attend school at a grade level where they choose three main subjects
of study and focus on these for the duration of their program.
Some typical classes are: English
Language and Literature, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics,
History, Physics, French, Mathematics, Psychology, Geography , Philosophy,
& Physical Education. Student Exchange Program England
1 Jul to: 30 Sep