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From birth through to adulthood, education is vital to the development of children and young people and many continue to learn beyond the compulsory school age requirements.

The education system in the UK is divided into five main parts, the early years (which is non-compulsary and covers the ages 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.  Children in the UK have to attend primary and secondary education; or up to the age of 16.

The education system in the UK is also splity into "key stages" which breaks down as follows:

  • Key Stage 1: 5 to 7 years old
  • Key Stage 2: 7 to 11 years old
  • Key Stage 3: 11 to 14 years old
  • Key Stage 4: 14 to 16 years old

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