TASIS - The American School In England TASIS - The American School In England

Grade Placement

The table below provides a comparative frame of reference for the year group terminology used by the American, British, and International systems.

Age as of Sept 1st

American School Grade / Year

(TASIS England Terminology)

British School Year / Form International Baccalaureate
3 Early Years 1 Nursery  Primary Years Program (PYP)
4 Early Years 2 Reception
5 Kindergarten Year 1
6 1st Year 2
7 2nd Year 3
8 3rd Year 4
9 4th Year 5
10 5th Year 6
11 6th Year 7 / Form 1 Middle Years Program (MYP)
12 7th Year 8 / Form 2
13 8th Year 9 / Form 3
14 9th / Freshman Year 10 / Form 4 (GCSE Preparation) 
15 10th / Sophomore Year 11 / Form 5 (GCSE Preparation) 
16 11th / Junior Year 12 / Lower Sixth Form (A-Levels Preparation)

Diploma Program (DP)* 

*We offer IBDP at TASIS England 

17 12th / Senior Year 13 / Upper Sixth Form (A-Levels Preparation)

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