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Freshman, or first year, is a term, in an educational setting, which is often used to describe a student's status during their first year at an educational institution. The term First year can also be used as a noun, to describe the students themselves (e.g. They are first years). Look up freshman in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


United Kingdom

The term first year is commonly used in the British education system, although in schools it is no longer in official usage. In England and Wales a student's school career (not including pre-school nursery education) now begins with Reception, usually at the age of four, and continues up to either Year 11 or Year 13 depending on whether the student is going on to higher education. However, in informal usage the term "first year" is still very common. In Northern Ireland and Scotland, the first year of compulsory education is Primary 1 (P1). Reception is the first year of primary school in the England and Wales. ... It has been suggested that Year 11 be merged into this article or section. ... England, Wales, Northern Ireland The sixth form, in the English, Welsh and Northern Irish education systems, is the term used to refer to the final two years of secondary schooling (when students are about sixteen to eighteen years of age), during which students normally prepare for their GCE A-level... The University of Cambridge is an institute of higher learning. ... Northern Ireland (Irish: , Ulster Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a constituent country of the United Kingdom lying in the northeast of the island of Ireland, covering 5,459 square miles (14,139 km², about a sixth of the islands total area). ... This article is about the country. ...


Before the introduction of the "Year [number]" system around the early 1990s, the first year or first form almost always referred to the first year of secondary education. Secondary education - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ...


In Scotland, the first year of secondary school is known as S1 and also first year. In Northern Ireland, the first year is known as either "Form 1", "First Form" or "Year 8". Secondary school is a term used to describe an institution where the final stage of compulsory schooling, known as secondary education, takes place. ...


United States

In recent years, "first year" has gained popularity as a result of its more descriptive name and gender neutral language. However, freshman is commonly in use as a US English idiomatic term to describe a beginner or novice, a first effort, instance, or a student in the first year of study (generally referring to high school or university study). New members of Congress in their first term are referred to as The Freshman Senator or The Freshman Congressman to suggest their lack of experience at their new position, no matter how experienced they were in previous business of government positions. Non-sexist language (gender-generic, gender-inclusive, gender-neutral, or sex-neutral language) is language that attempts to refer neither to males nor females when discussing an abstract or hypothetical person whose sex cannot otherwise be determined, as opposed to sexist language, which attempts to refer to males. ... American English or U.S. English is the diverse form of the English language used mostly in the United States of America. ... An idiom is an expression (i. ... For other uses, see High school (disambiguation). ...


In a four-year education setting, students are typically classified as freshmen (first years), sophomores (second years), juniors (third years), and seniors (fourth years), corresponding to their year of study. Beyond the fourth year, students are simply classified as fifth years, sixth years, etc. Some institutions use the term freshman for specific reporting purposes.[1] Sophomore is used (especially in the USA) for describing a student in the second year of study (generally referring to high school or university study). ... Look up senior in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


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  1. ^ Office of the Registrar (2006). Glossary of Reporting Terms. University of Wisconsin-Madison. Retrieved on 12 August 2007.
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