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school in 1940

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sandra Report 4 May 2019 17:25

At what age did one graduate from Junior School to Secondary School in 1940?


Andysmum Report 4 May 2019 17:31

You either took the exam (later the 11+) and went to Grammar School at about 11, or you stayed where you were until the school leaving age. which was 14.


RolloTheRed Report 4 May 2019 17:38

For state and church sponsored schools 11. The cut off was 1 September.

You may find this interesting.


Annx Report 4 May 2019 18:21

Very interesting reading Rollo! With the age gap between my parents I could never understand how they could have met at school as I was told, but they clearly could if you stayed at the same school all through.