An All-through school is a school which provides both primary and secondary education, namely from the 1st to 12th grade in the United States and from Year 1 to 13 in the United Kingdom. In the United Kingdom, they accept children at age 4, and school them right through to the age of 16 (or 18 with a sixth form).
In 2009, there were only 13 all-through state schools in England, but the Coalition Government's Free school (England) programme has seen the number expand rapidly.
The term "all-through" can be legitimately applied to establishments in many different circumstances, but one commonly accepted definition is "schools which include at least two stages of a young person‟s education within the one establishment".
- Educational stage
- K-12 school, the U.S. equivalent
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