Spotlight 10 Модуль 3 Тема Schools around the world

Module 3 spotlight 10 v 1Spotlight 10 Unit 3a ‘Schools’

Complete the table. Use the links for help.


School age


After-school Activities



School year (terms)





School system in the USA:

Types, grades, exams

School age, subjects, tests


For the lazy

Video about school years

School uniform

Pictures & prices of school uniform

School system in the UK:

Types, classes, grades

More types of schools

State exams

Age & school time

Different presentations

School uniform

Pictures & prices of school uniform

School system in Japan

Subjects, school life, activities (Go to links below the page!!!)

School hours

Student life

Chart of school levels

Sport activities

School uniform

Video School uniform



School age


After-school Activities



School year (terms)



<5-nursery school

5-11-primary school

11-18-secondary school with 6th form

11-16-secondary school

16-186th form college

English, maths, natural sciences (biology, physics, chemistry), modern languages (French, German, Spanish), religion, citizenship, physical education, information and communication technology, geography and history

blazer or sweater with school logo

shirt and tie or polo shirt / t-shirt

dark trousers or dark skirt

black shoes

(usually blue, grey, green or brown)

GCSE exams (General Certificate of Secondary Education)- at 16 (choose at least five exams from 48 available!

English, Math and Science are required)

A Level Examinations

(at 18)- at least 2 from 80 available!

three terms

Monday to Friday

from about 9 a.m. to 3/4.30 p.m.

twelve weeks of holiday


5-16 /18 – compulsory

5 – 10 elementary / Primary School

11 – 13 Middle School

14 — 18High School

required subjects in middle/junior school- maths, English and science;

elective classes in subjects-foreign languages, band, home economics, chorus and art.

for high school graduation -English, mathematics, foreign language, physical education, art and/or music, general science, and social studies (combines history, government and geography)

sports (football, basketball),

drill teams, spirit groups,

Quizbowl, musical groups, marching bands, student government, school newspapers, science fairs, debate teams, and clubs focused on an academic area (such as the Spanish Club) or community service interests


GCSE, Higher, AS or A-level

throughout the semester — combination of tests, mid-term/final exams, essays, quizzes, homework assignments, classroom participation, group work, projects and attendance!!!

From September till the first or second week of June

Studying from 8.30 am to 3.30 pm.

five days a week



6 years of elementary school, 3 years of junior high school, 3 years of senior high school

Japanese, mathematics, science, social studies, music, crafts, physical education, and home economics (to learn simple cooking and sewing skills), traditional Japanese arts like shodo (calligraphy) and haiku

sports (baseball, Soccer (football), Judo, tennis, basketball, gymnastics, and volleyball), a musical or arts group, or a science club, Brass band, tea ceremony, and flower arrangements

Boys generally wear pants and jackets with stand-up collars, and girls wear two-piece suit with sailor collar or blazers and skirts.

Three terms

From April till March



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