Comparing UK, US, and Other School Years

Table showing school ages and years around the world including England, Scotland, the USA, Australia, India, and China…

AGES7-88-99-1010-11
England, Wales, and New ZealandYear 3Year 4Year 5Year 6
Northern IrelandYear 4Year 5Year 6Year 7
ScotlandP4P5P6P7
USA & South Korea2nd Grade3rd Grade4th Grade5th Grade
AustraliaYear 2Year 3Year 4Year 5
ChinaYear 2Year 3Year 4Year 5
IndiaClass 2Class 3Class 4Class 5

International Equivalence


English Year 4 for school ages 8-9 equates to:

USA Grade 3
Australia Year 3
Republic of Ireland Third Class
South Korea Grade 3
India Grade 3
Japan Grade 3
China Grade 3
Germany Grade 3
New Zealand Year 4
Wales Year 4
Netherlands Group 5
Scotland P5

English Year 5 for school ages 9-10 equates to:

USA Grade 4
Australia Year 4
Republic of Ireland Fourth Class
South Korea Grade 4
India Grade 4
Japan Grade 4
China Grade 4
Germany Grade 4
New Zealand Year 5
Wales Year 5
Netherlands Group 6
Scotland P6

English Year 6 for school ages 10-11 equates to:

USA Grade 5
Australia Year 5
Republic of Ireland Fifth Class
South Korea Grade 5
India Grade 5
Japan Grade 5
China Grade 5
Germany Grade 5
New Zealand Year 6
Wales Year 6
Netherlands Group 7
Scotland P7

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November Year 4 - Sample Pages


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November Year 5 - Sample Pages


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November Year 6 - Sample Pages


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