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Year Ten is an educational year group in schools in many countries including India, England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. It is usually the tenth year of compulsory education and incorporates students aged between fourteen and sixteen.

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India

In India, Year Ten (known as Class 10 or Standard 10) is usually the tenth year of compulsory education. It is the 3rd year in High School with Standard 9th and 8th being the other two. It is also known as Metriculation and makes the students eligible for attending Pre-University Certificate course (or popularly called PUC or class 12th) which in turn will make them eligible to attend college.

Australia

In Australia, Year Ten is usually the tenth year of compulsory education. Although there are slight variations between the states, most children in Year Ten are aged between fourteen and sixteen.[1]

New Zealand

In New Zealand, Year Ten is the tenth year of compulsory education. Children are aged fourteen or fifteen in this year group. [2] Year Ten pupils are educated in Secondary schools or in Area schools.[3]

United Kingdom

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England

In schools in England Year Ten is the tenth year after Reception. It is the tenth full year of compulsory education, with children being admitted who are aged 14 by the 1st September in any given academic year. It is also the first year of Key Stage 4 in which the Secondary National Curriculum is taught and mostGCSE courses are begun.[4]

Year Ten is usually the fourth year of Secondary school. In some areas of England, with three-tier education it is the second year group of Secondary school.

Wales

In schools in Wales Year Ten is the tenth year after Reception. It is currently the tenth full year of compulsory education, with children being admitted who are aged 14 on the 1st September in any given academic year. It is the first year group in Key Stage 4.[5]

Northern Ireland

In Northern Ireland Year Ten is the third year of Secondary education. Children in Year Ten are aged between 13 and 14. It is the third and final year of Key Stage 3.[6]

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Preceded by
Year Nine
Year Ten
13–14
or
14–15
or
15–16
Succeeded by
Year Eleven

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