The education system in the UK is divided into four main parts, primary education, secondary education, further education and higher education. Children in the UK have to legally attend primary and secondary education which runs from about 5 years old until the student is 16 years old.
The UK is the best country in the world for education, says study. The UK has scooped the first spot in The 2019 Best Countries for Education, maintaining its rank from last year, according to a study by US News & World Report. The UK also ranks #5 in the 2019 Best Countries Rankings, down one spot from last year.
About 94 per cent of pupils in England, and the rest of the UK, receive free education from public funds, while 6 per cent attend independent fee paying schools or homeschooling. All government-run schools, state schools, follow the same National Curriculum.
Cost of living
One rule for anyone looking to study in the UK is that London is more expensive compared to the rest of the UK. … Overall, the UK is slightly higher in living costs compared to Canada with grocery prices around 2.8% more expensive, according to Numbeo.