EDUCATION

The education system in the UK is divided into five main parts:
Children in the UK have to legally attend primary and secondary education which runs from about 5 years old until the student is 16 years old, and usually have to wear a uniform. You can ask schools or Global Link to provide you with a uniform, or purchase them from the School Uniform Shop.

Pre-School: All 3- 4 year olds are eligible for 15 hours/week of nursery places. The nursery has to apply for nursery vouchers from the Local Authority, and asylum seekers need to provide their NASS number.
Primary School: Children aged 5 - 11
Secondary School: Children 11-16
School places are limited hence you will need to check with schools for availability, the year group that you child attends in dependent on their date of birth.
All asylum seeker children and those on low family incomes are eligible to receive Free School Meals.
All information about school places in Lancashire can be accessed via:
www.lancashire.gov.uk/children-education-families/schools
Further: 16 plus (vocational and academic courses) you will either attend a sixth form or college
Higher: Degree equivalent both universities and some colleges offer these courses.
Admission-Requirements-at-British-Universities
Asylum-Seekers-Bursary

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