*Welcome booklets

Booklets: Welcome to Portsmouth
 
There are booklets available to download that provide answers to parents, new to the UK/Portsmouth, about the English school system.  Example questions below.
 
 
 
 
1. At what age do children start school in England?

2. At what age are children allowed to leave school and get a job?

3. Is there anything, like nursery education, for children under
school age? Is it free?
 
4. Is education free in England? Is there anything to pay for?
 
5. What about school lunches? How much are they?
 
6. What is appropriate to bring for lunch and as a snack?
 
7. How do we organise a school place?
 
8. What are the schools for different ages called? At what ages
do they move up?
 
9. What time does school start and finish each day?
 
10. How many breaks are there and when are they?
 
11. Does everyone in English schools learn the same things?
What is in the curriculum?
 
12. Do students learn all the subjects at all ages, or do they get to
choose at any stage?
 
13. Are there national websites where I can get more information?
 
14. What equipment do children need to take to school?
What kind of PE kit? What kind of maths/science equipment?
 
15. Are children allowed to walk to and from school by
themselves? At what age?
 
16. How can we help our children learn English?
 
17. How can we help our children with their schoolwork?
 
18. How can we get more involved with our children’s schools?
 
19. How will we know how our children are getting on or if they
are having problems?
 
20. Can I take my child out of school during term time?
 
21. Who can I phone for help?

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