What is the age limit for a teenager to get a part-time job?
If you are under 13, then you can't work - its the law!!!
From 13 - 16, teenagers are not allowed to work in a night-time job, or for more than a few hours per day. They can however, find jobs in small working environments, eg: delivering newspapers, that only last for a few hours everyday, after school or at weekends.
2. How is cricket played? And polo and rugby?
3. In public schools, are there any cheerleaders like in American
No, we don't
(Public schools are private schools. Students have to pay to go to
4. What subjects do children in England learn besides math and English:
5. In the United States, we have a pledge called the Pledge of Alligance.
In England, do you have that as well? If so, what is it?
We do not
have anything like this in England.
6. What are the guards that stand in front of the castle wearing
red coats and those large black fur hats? Are they called sentries
just guards? How come they don't move?
They are called
Queen's Guard. They red
tunics and bearskins (hats). Traditionally
they are not allowed to move.
a Guardsman spends two hours on duty and four off. He is not expected
to stand still for any more than ten minutes at a
often, he will march up and down in front of his sentry box, rather
policeman "walking the beat".
7. Is England still stricter than it was before like in the 1700
8. When will Prince William be crowned King of Britain?
William is second in line of succession to the throne, following
his father The Prince of Wales.
9. Do children start preschool before the Key Stage 1 or Year 1 & 2?
Key Stage one is the Foundation Stage. The Foundation
Stage begins when children reach the age of three, and lasts until
the end of the Reception Year (the year in which they are five),
when children will progress to the National Curriculum (NC) key stage
1 in Year 1. Many children go to a number of different places during
the Foundation Stage (eg. playgroups, pre-schools
or nurseries ). A few will stay at home
until they begin primary school.
The last year of the Foundation Stage is often referred to as the 'Reception
Year', since most children are admitted to a Reception class of an infant
or primary school at some point during the year in which they are 5 years
Stage 1 is Year 1 and Year 2.)
10. What are the GCSEs tests?
At the end
of Key Stage 4, pupils aged 16 usually sit examinations, the General
Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) or General National Vocational
qualification (GNVQ). For GCSEs a certificate is issued, which lists
the grades (from A to G) which a candidate has achieved in each subject.
11. What are the GNVQs?
are General National Vocational
Qualifications They are optional work-related courses in the final
2 years of Key Stage 4:
also lead to
What kinds of problems
does it have?
12. How can
I find more about the Monarchy in the United Kingdom?
is black treacle? Anna Jones Tennessee, USA
We think you
call treacle blackstrap molasses. Black treacle has stout added.
14. My mom
and I are wanting to cook a traditional english food to take
to school. Do you
have any suggestions? recipes? Anna Jones Tennessee, USA
sandwishes are easy to make. They are cut into triangles and
served without the crusts. You
could also try: Bakewell Tart
is Chequers? My teacher told me about some place all the politicians
go to "hang out" called chequers or checkers? Apparently
it is like a big function center? Can you please tell me a bit more
about it? Jacqueline, Australia
a country house belonging to the Government, which is used as the Prime
Minister's non-London residence. If the PM needs to hold a private conference
of some of his Ministers or receive foreign visitors over a weekend,
Chequers is usually where it is done. It is also used by Prime Ministers
to entertain guests as a special privilege.
you have a National Seal? If so, what is it? Jaysen, California USA
Not that we
are aware of. You may be refering to our coat of arms. Read more here
are some famous leaders in your country and wars ? Christopher, Miami,
Churchill is probably the most famous leader. Churchill is
best remembered as the British Prime Minister who lead the nation during
the second World War.
you advice me a national costume to talk about? I have to write
a topic about National Costumes in UK and I'm very confused!
in the UK means England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Each country
has their own national costume apart from England, who doesn't really
have one. Read
What are the foreign policies of the wonderful country of
(if you count it as a country and not a territory of the U.K.) Luke
England is a country.
You can find the foreign policy of our present government here.
I have to do a big report on England for my sixth grade project. One
of the things I have to do is make a political map of England. I am
what to do or what that means, Any ideas? Alex H, Washington
maps do not show physical features. Instead, they indicate state and
national boundaries and capital and major cities. Click
here for a political
map of Britain. Remember England is part of Britain.
England's natural resources are LOCATED? and anything on their
EXPORTS and IMPORTS? or maybe AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS? Maria
These are very
popular questions. The answers are already on our website. Visit our
main Industry page. We have also written
about the different regions in England and the type of industry in each
area. Click on an area on our England map to read about the type of industry
is the second biggest city in england? Jenny, Devon England