SCHOOLS IN BIRMINGHAM

School Stages

Below is a table of the different ‘School Stages’ children and young people progress through:

Educational Stage Child’s Age School or Setting Type
Early Years (EY) 0 – 3 years  Pre-school or nursery
Foundation Phase (FP)  3 – 7 years  Infant, Preparatory, or Primary
Key Stage 2 (KS2) 7 – 11 years Junior or Primary
Key Stage 3 (KS3) 11 – 14 years Secondary
Key Stage 4 (KS4) 14 – 16 years Secondary – GCSE years
Key Stage 5 16 – 19 years
Sixth Form, Secondary, Further Educational  College, Work based placement

More information about Early Year’s settings can be found here.

A list of all schools in Birmingham can be found here