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Year Group Placements and Class Ratios

Year Group Max. Class Size Teaching / Assistant
Staff per Class
Child / Staff
Ratio
Child age by 
1 Sept.
Pre-Nursery 16 4 4:1 18 months
Nursery 16 4 4:1 3 years
Reception 20 3 7:1 4 years 
Year 1 22 2 11:1 5 years 
Year 2 22 2 11:1 6 years 
Year 3 22 2 11:1 7 years 
Year 4 22 2 11:1 8 years 
Year 5 22 * 11:1 9 years 
Year 6 22 * 11:1 10 years 

*Children in our Year 5 & 6 classes will be taught by a range of subject specialists with the support of subject specific teaching assistants and at times, class sizes will vary.  However, in principle the ratios of children to staff will remain at no more than 11:1.

 

School Year Level Comparisons

Age of Child 
(by first day
of school)
Brighton College /
 British system schools
American system
schools
Australian system
schools
Singapore system
Schools
18 months Pre-Nursery Pre-Nursery Pre-Nursery / nursery Nursery 1
3 years Nursery Preschool / Pre-Kindergarten Preschool Nursery 2
4 years Reception Pre-Kindergarten / Kindergarten 1 Preschool Kindergarten 1
5 years Year 1 Kindergarten / Kindergarten 2 Prep Kindergarten 2
6 years Year 2 First Grade Year 1 Primary 1
7 years Year 3 Second Grade Year 2 Primary 2
8 years Year 4 Third Grade Year 3 Primary 3
9 years Year 5 Fourth Grade Year 4 Primary 4
10 years Year 6 Fifth Grade Year 5 Primary 5