What is the edcational system like in England?
- Pre-school, or preparatory education
- Preparatory education
- Primary education
- Secondary education
- Post-sixteen education, and Post-eighteen education
As a teacher, the education system in England is pretty good, although varied. The media would have you believe that children are feral animals and learn nothing but that is definitely the minority.
Due to the league table system, we have a stark contrast in schools. Some schools have demotiviated staff, poor parental support and poor GCSE results. Most are 'middle of the road' schools where children will do 'OK' - enough to get into college anyway.
If, as a parent, you are fully supportive of the school i.e. ensuring homework is done, disciplining if necessary, then your kid will do at pretty much any English school.
Transportation in England is pretty much like that of the United States, but the people have to drive on the left side of the road instead of the right, like in the United States. Many people ride bicycles and take public transportation. England is also famous for its public double decker bus transportation system.
Traditionally, it was said that the Normans imposed the feudal system on England. This is based on the assumption that there was no feudal system already in operation in England - a view that some doubt. It is safer to say that the Normans made the feudal system more thorough. Matters are complicated by the fact that there is no agreed definition of feudalism.