Schools across England are funded and managed in different ways and will vary depending on the age of your child.
There are four phases of schooling: Early Years, Primary, Secondary and 16-19 (sometimes called Further Education (FE)).
In each phase there are different kinds of school. These may include different age ranges of pupils, have a different or philosophy or be funded differently. Understanding the types of schools in an area could help you to select the most appropriate school for your child