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L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

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Jersey's education system

​​​​​There are three schooling systems in Jersey:

  • free States of Jersey schools
  • fee-paying States of Jersey schools
  • private fee-paying schools

Full time compulsory education begins at the start of the term during which children have their fifth birthday. Places are offered to children at the beginning of the school year in which their fifth birthday falls.​     

Schools in Jersey

​Free States of Jersey schools​Fee-paying States of Jersey schools​Private fee-paying schools
​Preparatory (4 to 11 years)*​0​0​1
​Preparatory (4 to 14 years)​0​​0​1
​Secondary (11 to 16 years)​4​0​0
​Secondary (14 to 18 years)​1​0​0
​Secondary (11 to 18 years)​0​2​2
​Post 16 education​1​2​2
​Academic and vocational further education (16+)​1​0​0
​Schools catering for children with special needs​1​0​0​

​*prepares students for boarding schools outside of Jersey

Publicly funded education

To access free education in Jersey you must have the appropriate immigration status. For further information review the document below.

Download Access to Publicly Funded Education Policy (size 196 kb)

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