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Secondary school is a term used to describe an educational institution where the final stage of schooling, known as secondary education and usually compulsory up to a specified age, takes place. It follows elementary or primary education, and may be followed by university (tertiary) education. There are many different types of secondary school, and the terminology used varies around the world. Children usually transfer to secondary school between the ages of 10 and 16 years, and finish between the ages of 16 and 18 years, though there is considerable variation from country to country. In Australia secondary school is called high school, from Year 8 to Year 12. In Canada secondary school is called secondary school (grades 8–12), with the exception of Quebec which goes from Secondary 1 to Secondary 5 (grades 7–11). In England and Wales secondary school is for children from the ages of 11 to 16 or 18. Secondary school incorporates Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 of the National Curriculum ...
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