UK Visa Partners can guide you through every key milestone of the British schooling system.

NURSERY YEARS: AGES 0 TO 4

•Register for nurseries during pregnancy
•Register for prep schools by first birthday
•Go to nursery aged 2-3
•For students aged 3-4, 4+ assessment days begin
•At 4th birthday -7+ and 8+ registrations open

RECEPTION: AGES 4 TO 5

•Start school

PRE-PREP: AGES 5 TO 8

•Register for 7+ or 8+ year prior to each exam
•Visit schools on Open Days
•Speak with prep schools about senior schools

PREP SCHOOL: AGES 8 TO 11/13

•Start visiting and registering early for boarding schools
•Register for and take 10+, 11+ and/or 13+ entry tests
•Consider scholarships
•Be aware of competitive London day-school deadlines

SENIOR SCHOOL:AGES 11/12 TO 18

•Register for and sit 13+ entrance test for many major independent schools
•Make GCSE choices prior to 15/16 years of age
•Decide whether you want to change schools for Sixth Form
•Make A Level or IB choices – crucial for university applications
•Aged 16-18, prepare for and take university entrance tests

Apply to university in final year of school