Meaning of SCHOOL in English

SCHOOL

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a family/school etc outing

a class outing to the ballet

a farm/factory/school etc gate

I carefully shut the farm gate behind me.

Lots of parents were waiting outside the school gate.

a film school

He graduated from film school in 1998.

a high school/elementary school student American English

Her son is a high school student.

a high school/elementary school student American English

Her son is a high school student.

a school bag

Hey, don't forget your school bag!

a school bus

Hurry up or you'll miss the school bus!

a school counsellor (= working with the students at a school )

I worked for three years as a school counsellor.

a school day (= a day when children go to school )

It’s a school day tomorrow, so you need an early night.

a school desk

The children are at their school desks by 8:30 in the morning.

a school friend

I met some old school friends for lunch.

a school inspection

The arrangements for school inspections have been greatly improved.

a school lunch (= a lunch provided by a school )

Free school lunches are provided for the poorest children.

a school meal (= provided by a school )

Many of the children are receiving free school meals.

a school play

I got a small part in the school play.

a school trip (= when children and teachers from a school go somewhere )

She went on a school trip to Tuscany.

a school/pod of whales (= a group of whales )

A school of sperm whales was sighted.

a school/prison/club etc rule

He had broken one of the school rules.

a school/university term

The school term was about to start.

a school/university/college library

She was studying at the college library.

a shoal/school of fish (= a large group swimming together )

Shoals of little fish were swimming around her.

a university/college/school student

How many college students are politically active?

A-level/high school etc examinations

The school usually achieves good results in GCSE examinations.

an exclusive school

Marjorie went to an exclusive girls’ school.

an office/school/hospital etc building

Our office building is just ten minutes’ walk from where I live.

approved school

boarding school

business school

charm school

charter school

church school

comprehensive school

Kylie goes to the local comprehensive.

compulsory schooling/education

11 years of compulsory education

continuation school

convent school

day school

doing the school run

We hope to increase the safety of children who walk to school and cut the number of cars doing the school run .

driving school

elementary school

factory/hospital/school etc closure

the problem of school closures

feeder school

finishing school

grad school

grade school

graduate school

grammar school

high school exams

Greg got good grades in all of his high school exams.

high school

We were friends in high school.

high school/college diploma

independent school especially BrE (= one not owned or paid for by the government )

intermediate school

junior high school

junior school

law school

leave home/school/college etc

How old were you when you left home your parents’ home ?

My daughter got a job after she left school.

The lawsuit will be postponed until the president leaves office .

lower school

magnet school

medical school

middle school

new school

new school hip hop artists

night school

nursery school

old school tie

a system based on social class and the old school tie

parochial school

play catch/house/tag/school etc

Outside, the children were playing cowboys and Indians.

prep school

preparatory school

primary (school) education British English , elementary education American English (= for children aged between 5 and 11 )

The government has announced plans to improve the quality of primary school education.

primary school

prison/school yard (= an area outside a prison or school where prisoners or students do activities outdoors )

private school

public school

reform school

If you’re not careful, you’ll end up in reform school.

riding school/stables (= place where people learn to ride horses )

sb's absence from work/school

You will be entitled to sick pay in respect of any absence from work through sickness.

sb’s work/business/school address

I sent the letter to her work address.

My business address is on my card.

school age

Children should start doing homework as they approach high school age.

school age

children below school age

school board

school chum

Freddie’s an old school chum of mine.

school dinners British English (= meals provided at school in the middle of the day )

School dinners are served in the canteen.

school discipline

a government report into how to improve school discipline

school district

school friend

school governor

school mates

Most of my school mates are black.

school run (= the journey that parents make each day taking their children to and from school )

the daily school run

school run

We hope to increase the safety of children who walk to school and cut the number of cars doing the school run .

school tie

school/army/police etc uniform

He was still wearing his school uniform .

school/college/university fees

She paid for her college fees by taking a part-time job as a waitress.

school/family crest

school/work clothes

Work clothes tend to be black, blue, or grey.

secondary school

senior high school

senior school

single-sex school (= one for only boys or girls )

a single-sex school

skip school/class especially AmE

He skipped chemistry class three times last month.

special school

start school/college/work

I started college last week.

state school

summer school

Sunday school

take time off (work/school)

I rang my boss and arranged to take some time off.

teach school/college etc American English (= teach in a school etc )

the primary/secondary/high school etc curriculum (= for particular ages at school )

the school band

She plays the trumpet in the school band.

the school board American English

The school board voted on the appointment.

the school curriculum

The children carried out the project as part of the school curriculum.

the school team

I played for my school cricket team.

the village hall/school/shop/church

A meeting will be held at the village hall on Tuesday.

the whole school/country/village etc (= all the people in a school, country etc )

The whole town came out for the parade.

trade school

traffic school

university/college/school admissions

university/college/school entry

Japan has one of the highest rates of college and university entry in the world.

upper school

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

comprehensive

Sessions will take place both indoors at the centre and outdoors on the adjacent comprehensive school playing fields.

Wilson has been pushing for a comprehensive school test since he became governor in 1991.

The first, and most orthodox, of these was the 11-18 comprehensive school .

Choice programs in schools typically have greater flexibility and autonomy than are found in traditional comprehensive high schools.

Teachers in comprehensive schools can be as imaginative and as devoted as in any other kind of school.

Studies of large, comprehensive high schools suggested they are inhospitable places for both students and teachers.

In Worcestershire, the education authority is committed to parity of excellence for all of its comprehensive schools .

Our big comprehensive high schools are simply too big.

elementary

His partner is an elementary school principal in town.

Born and raised in Tokyo, Komuro started violin lessons at age 3 and began learning keyboards in elementary school .

Some of the elite kindergartens and elementary schools also protest the advent of baby cram schools even while admitting their young alumni.

The rest were educated from five until fourteen in elementary schools .

In Tampa, Fla., he posed with elementary school students learning how to run businesses.

Then came junior school . Elementary school it was called in those days.

At a recent elementary school appearance, Stack slides easily into his crowd-pleasing presentation.

high

An Aboriginal high school girl from a desert tribe had chanced to see this picture - and all hell had broken loose.

Basic computer literacy is becoming an integral part of education for many high school and college students.

The latest craze sweeping high schools and college dorms across the States is True Crime trading cards.

I look older than I am, at the butt end of my junior year of high school .

I also recruited Elwood Glover straight from high school .

The skinhead students were expelled and transferred to another high school , but the problems at Groves were far from over.

We hire young people without glancing at their high school transcripts and then wonder why they do not work harder in school.

Then 23, she married her high school sweetheart, Dave.

independent

Of the 42,000 who leave independent schools , more than 11,000 go to a top-13 university.

Fees for independent schools are high.

Apart from the local authority-run schools , Pocklington has an independent public school.

On the other hand the public would want inspectors to be independent of the school being inspected.

Pupils in independent schools achieve higher levels of success in public examinations than those at maintained schools.

In Ulster, there are 72 grammar schools out of 238 secondary schools, and no posh independent schools at all.

Parents began to turn in increasing numbers to the independent schools .

junior

One entire wall is devoted to photographs of the various sixth-grade and junior high school graduating classes she taught over the years.

They spend six years in elementary education and three years in junior high school .

Most of us think the teachers are easier to approach in junior high school .

It was Alex's last year in the Penzance junior school and he would be sitting the eleven plus immediately after Christmas.

I teach history at the high school and junior high school levels.

But that argument is unlikely to hold much water at Aldercar junior school outside Nottingham.

Church league to junior high school to high school.

local

On Monday Brandon, a third-grader at a local parochial school , told his teacher about the owl.

But in many rural areas the only real choice is the one local school .

State law, however, gives control of instruction to local school boards.

I attended the local school , went to the swimming baths on Wednesdays and the cinema on Saturdays.

She was an administrator in the local school system.

In the slums of Luanda hundreds of local schools have sprung up in churches, or in modest classrooms built by parents.

It is up to local school authorities to adopt rules controlling the use of such leaves.

medical

Projects are offered in a wide range of science laboratories in the university and medical school .

His parents had assumed he would go to a big university, major in science, and go to medical school .

They never taught me in medical school that I would be doing so much paperwork.

Few other medical schools have such a successful record of attracting research funds.

Blacks, particularly black males, are underrepresented in medical schools across the country.

Already some medical schools have made progress in implementing such schemes.

The alleged cancer connection was disputed by scientists at the University of Arizona medical school in Tucson.

middle

My own work on middle school teachers provides some support for this view.

In middle school , your children would rather attend your execution than have you attend their field trip.

The participation of primary and middle school teachers forms a major part of the methodology.

Such exposure should begin in middle school and increase in intensity and focus in high school.

The establishment of first and middle schools came in the wake of the Plowden Report of 1966.

I tried to meet the administrators from as many high schools and middle schools as possible.

At the time of going press, primary and middle schools are being reorganized.

And what about sites for middle and high schools ?

old

The old village school , which closed in 1968, is now a private house and schoolchildren go by bus to Howden.

The only exception was among my childhood friends or old school classmates.

Not everything old is old school .

Hawaiian Tropic was invented in 1969 by a 25-year-\#old high school teacher and part-time lifeguard named Ron Rice.

Not everything old is old school .

The facilities are no better at the other four oldest schools .

When we return to our hometowns, a visit to the old school to pay homage is a mandatory ritual.

primary

Her father, a primary school teacher, was also disappointed with her choice.

To some extent the advances made in our primary schools in the wake of the Plowden Report have been squandered.

They can be primary or special schools , mixed groups of teaching and outside agency staff.

Dozens of homes, a church, primary school and shops were also extensively damaged.

For some schools , especially primary schools, it will be the new managerial responsibilities which will bring the most daunting challenge.

Lights were on in the primary school .

Thirty senior class pupils from ten primary schools in the Yarm area will attend a three-day pilot project.

private

Admittedly I was on the Costa del Sol at a private international school and not in the capital.

I mean they go to the private schools , of course.

The Grammar schools were for the most able, bright academic pupils and were run along private school lines.

In other cases, schools escort students back and forth from their private schools to public classrooms.

An obvious example is education, where a child attends either a state school or a private school.

As a consequence, private schools flourished, from the very expensive to the shantytown schools run by women in the slums.

After an education in private schools , he became a laboratory assistant at the Runcorn Soap &038; Alkali Co.

The proposal is popular among parents who are unhappy with public education but can not afford private school tuition.

public

Corporal punishment became an issue both in the armed forces and the public schools .

Can teachers wear distinctively religious clothing in public schools ?

This last point was, however, mainly directed towards the public schools and the independent sector generally.

Half the 1, 500 public schools in Gauteng province, which includes Johannesburg and Pretoria, have no electricity.

Can secret societies be prohibited in public schools ?

She would have just been going into eighth grade when public schools around the country were implementing the legislation.

secondary

This evidence was collected for primary, secondary and special schools .

In secondary school I ran a little track and led Human Growth Seminars, which was sort of a teen-age est.

Singing in Schools An additional cause for disquiet is the present shortage of music teachers in primary and secondary schools .

The great majority of these Volunteers were secondary school teachers.

A cursory perusal of my file of pupils' pursuits in both primary and secondary schools shows similar experiences and reflections.

At ten, she could dream of completing secondary school .

Even if we wanted to, we could not make secondary school like primary school.

Each zone typically includes a cluster of two or three secondary schools with their supporting primaries and special educational needs provision.

special

The doctor recommended a place at a named independent special school .

Jimi and his colleagues have had another good day at a very special school .

Children with special needs Special schools .

More aid also is proposed for bilingual education, special education and school construction and repairs.

Children with special needs Special schools .

Cedars, he told them, was a special school because it had special teachers with special skills and training.

Nearly three-quarters of these children were educated at special schools , often in special classes.

If it is used only to improve the pupil-teacher ratio within special schools then its value is limited.

whole

The centralizing pressures of the whole school were kept at the lowest level compatible with the necessary coherence of the enterprise.

And if one thing happened, the whole school would be involved.

In addition, the clarification of such issues could well provide the initial stimulus for a whole school language policy.

The year after I was graduated, they built a whole new high school to handle the incoming hordes.

The exuberance that Minton helped generate at Camberwell was related to a deeper excitement animating the whole school .

He denounces Jane before the whole school as a liar, but Helen Burns does not shun her.

The whole school would instantly become hushed and enthralled by the horror, watching.

In a few places, whole high schools have divided into four or five separate academies.

■ NOUN

age

The nineteen whom I interviewed included women with seven, five and four children, several under school age .

Part of the reason is that by the time our toddlers are of school age , we take their talk for granted.

The order will terminate when the child ceases to be of compulsory school age or if a care order is made.

It is estimated that lead reaches toxic levels in the blood of 17 percent of urban children under school age .

First-stage tinies progress to playing variations on Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star and by school age are tackling several tunes.

Constable McLennan stated that children of primary school age were allowed to cycle on the pavement.

But König's interest in schools spread predictably to provision for handicapped people beyond school age .

A member from the panel of parents of school age will be required to attend each of the meetings.

board

The immigrant groups had the numbers, even if they didn't have control of the media or the school board .

In Mobile, Alabama, when the school board proposed a teacher competency test, the union objected.

He sat for sixteen years on the London school board , and seventeen on the London county council.

The school board claimed the dis-missals were required by economic necessity.

Their names went up on a list on the school board as being entitled to free lunches.

He bullied the school board which, in theory, employed him, and he chose to ignore the black protest.

State law, however, gives control of instruction to local school boards .

business

Establish which is the best business school in the country and hire its best professor at double his or her current salary.

If he had suggested business school , I probably would have hit him.

Inside the business school chimed the melody that meant the change of lessons.

Even the business schools are coming around to that point of view.

Nor is it surprising that business schools moved swiftly to meet this demand for new skills.

After all, its merits were preached by our business schools for several decades.

Reynolds wanted new consultants from business schools and commerce or industry, not from other headhunting firms.

child

What of heroic exploits during armed service or the caning of school children ?

It is being asked to compensate for the failures of the education system by teaching school children art and history.

Thus the proportion of secondary school children going to grammar schools has always been positively related to social class.

Across the hall, a group of twenty grade school children are at work in two connected rooms.

For example, mandatory polio immunization of all school children has been upheld, despite the religious objections of some parents.

It is hoped that as many as 90 percent of all school children will take part.

But that maneuver would permit the Democrats to demonstrate their devotion to school children .

day

Every school day was a good day.

Almost any child will assert that recess is the best part of the school day .

Althusser offers as examples of ritual practices a funeral, a school day , a political party meeting.

The nun who teaches our class gives us time during the school day to begin.

I have never once heard a staff member say that wouldn't stay after the school day for some activity or other.

It was clear to him that Dan needed to maintain persistence for about ninety minutes of every school day .

This was home throughout his school days until he returned to St Andrews to attend the University.

This fragmentation of the school day gives rise to teaching that is mainly talking, learning that is mainly seat time.

district

The lawsuit demands Arnold turn over the fees he earned in the transactions to the school district .

Cameron and the school district sit down with a neutral third person to negotiate an agreement that both sides find acceptable.

Davis' journey began when the Fort Pierce, Fla., school districts were rezoned after his freshman and sophomore years.

Open-enrollment charter schools draw students from across school district boundaries and are financed with state and local school dollars.

In a small Texas school district , two political factions were vying for control of the school board.

They get their own school district too.

In half-day kindergarten programs, school districts need only half the number of kindergarten teachers and kindergarten classrooms.

Frezzo said discussions are under way with the San Francisco school district to allocate money to pay students to maintain its networks.

drama

A.R. You both went into the theatre together from the same drama school ?

People had seen me in my drama school finals.

The drama school audition By now you will have made a definite decision to become an actor - nomatterwhat the problems or obstacles.

Above all you need new audience experience now you are out of drama school .

Payment of fees and grants Fees set by each drama school do differ slightly, though they can be considered basically similar.

He returned in 1987 to attend the national drama school in Krakow.

Being technically aware of your body is very important and the more drama school does about that the better.

friend

He phoned an old school friend named Andy Rourke.

There she was able to board with the family of an old school friend .

If she had been speaking to a school friend she would have called Brian Daddy but this was not acceptable to Jasper.

One successful enterprise was started by two high school friends who loved to eat.

I was sixteen before I took any of my school friends home.

How would my secondary school friends have described me?

Luke and Helen visited families of school friends .

graduate

In the United States the graduate school is the major arena of pedagogic activity and intellectual life.

C., and a substantial amount of money toward graduate school .

There is a variety of approaches in graduate schools and change is more easily envisaged.

This question is the great white whale of graduate school finance courses.

He didn't get on at graduate school at Harvard, finding it pretentious and doctrinaire.

He would also be a marvelous attraction for a graduate school of almost any-thing.

Both of us will teach to support our husbands through graduate school .

She has plans for graduate school .

grammar

But the small grammar schools of the North-East had something which modern schools often lack.They had well-qualified, determined teachers.

Lately, everything I wore that she made for me, apart from my grammar school uniform, seemed frumpy and old-fashioned.

Thus the proportion of secondary school children going to grammar schools has always been positively related to social class.

I leaned against the wall and thought back to a graduation party at my old grammar school .

Three years passed, and I had not lost my ambition to become the headmaster of a grammar school .

The grammar school has its defects.

Eventually we moved to Dorset where my father taught at the local grammar school .

I put I had been to the grammar school and I got my O levels.

holiday

Next to her is Michelle, her daughter, who helps with the bulbs in school holidays .

So, we needed to find a low-cost way to help parents on school holidays , on snow days and in general.

Child: What work did you do in the school holidays ?

Lingdale Residents' Association asked the council's permission to organise school holiday activities on spare land in Wilson Street.

I used to help at weekends and during school holidays .

Employee attitudes towards a move may be made more favourable if the employer allows the relocation to take place during school holidays .

Friends with children and those in the teaching profession all wanted to visit us then, in the school holiday time.

The departure date was fixed for 4 August, an ideal time to travel because of school holidays and our diaries.

law

It is said many students leave the Harvard law school with debts of $ 75,000 or more.

Procaccia, the law school dean, believes the intent of the compensation bill is to save money.

I might go to law school next year, and I wanted to find out if I liked it.

He was a young lawyer, just out of law school .

How would I select a law school class?

The number of students enrolled in ABA-approved law schools doubled in the twelve-year period from 1968 to 1979.

Though he entered law school , Kelly was teaching dance a few months later.

Yet law schools understand the dollar as well.

library

Swinton thinks perhaps she stumbled on Orlando in the school library .

The publication also is distributed to youth clubs, clinics, school libraries , drug treatment centers and churches across the country.

To improve secondary school library provision and the quality of book selection. 3.

Look in your school library for information about that or other oil spills.

But she didn't know where to find it in the rows of medical books in the nursing school library .

There are no school libraries in the 175 elementary and junior high schools.

The news of busy, wanted school libraries can help all of us engaged in providing books and related services to schools.

What can Prestel offer the school library ?

meal

This boom in fast food is providing strong competition for both staff restaurants and school meal services.

It's very easy to organise some investigative work by children on school meals provision.

They live in the nine skinflint boroughs - mostly Tory authorities - which have scrapped their school meals service on cost grounds.

Assemblies, dress requirements, school meals provision and links with parents may be insensitive to different cultural backgrounds and linguistic diversity.

There is also considerable variation in the proportion of pupils receiving free school meals .

While such concern gained support for the provision of rate-financed school meals , proposals for full state maintenance had far less backing.

The school has 1,308 on roll and 30 per cent take free school meals .

They had been expected to supervise school meals , to distribute milk, to be responsible for children at lunch times.

nursery

Jason was part of a team involved in producing a mural for a nursery school playground.

The children in child-cantered nursery schools tend to play and work in small groups or in pairs.

It runs over 150 primary and nursery schools , and 12 secondary schools teaching agriculture, commerce and industry.

Child care: day care, nursery school , babysitting.

As to her other point, I can say only what I said to her about her calculations on nursery school resources.

And then the kindergarten teacher started throwing him back into the nursery school .

I tried putting the boys in nursery school , but they screamed the place down.

Thus the movement is striking at the early stages: nursery school , kindergarten, and the lower grades.

pupil

Drug dealers elicited sympathy from secondary school pupils , who laughed at the suggestion of reporting them to the police.

The segregation of school pupils who have disabilities or learning difficulties poses this question immediately.

The differences were also evident in the age range of primary school pupils .

In the white sector, 94 percent of primary school pupils were aged twelve or below.

Estimates of total enrolment vary, but it seems unlikely that there were less than 100,000 Sunday school pupils by 1800.

There have even been suggestions that the length of the working week for secondary school pupils may have to be increased.

Cheltzie Hentz is taking legal action against two fellow primary school pupils after they swore at her on a bus.

Grammar school pupils were drawn disproportionately from middle-class families.

state

He is a former academic, whose five-year-old daughter attends state school and will apparently continue to do so.

Justice says they should be allowed to attend the state school .

The Department of Education and Science has estimated that state schools have a £3 billion backlog of repairs.

The state school officials says all of those things are on the way.

Chelsea already goes to a black majority state school in Arkansas, but for Amy the change was sudden.

Her language may be a bit highbrow, but it strikes a chord with many of Britain's state school heads.

Some state schools have followed the example of the independent schools in asking parents to give covenanted sums.

Games were not even made compulsory in state schools until 1944 despite the importance of athleticism in private education.

student

She did best in the interview, the part of the application process which was said to disadvantage comprehensive school students .

But they expressed the greatest concerns about the time it takes for workers to supervise and mentor high school students .

These findings were welcomed as reinforcing the need for top universities to do more to attract working-class and state-school students .

High school students are remarkably perceptive and fresh in their views.

Even when their grades are the same, public school students are still much more likely to win places at the 13.

For Tulsa to provide school-to-work experiences for large numbers of high school students , something else was needed.

They had not begun the program as high school students .

In Tampa, Fla., he posed with elementary school students learning how to run businesses.

system

But its collapse had served to focus attention upon many of the tensions within the school system .

I doubt if the schools system could cope with another overhaul to undo all the harm done.

But, in his place, the school system did not have the wisdom to send in anyone more qualified.

Hold on to the remnants of a once great public school system .

The New York City school system has a rule book the size of two collegiate dictionaries.

Initially, the newly nationalized school system expanded very rapidly, with enrolments doubling in the course of a few years.

S libraries and school systems have Internet access-the majority are yet to be connected.

teacher

We are circulating the report to all primary schools so that primary school teachers can benefit from its advice.

Jack Spencer was a high school teacher and a coach.

In boxing, I was encouraged a lot by school teachers .

He had the ironic, amused manner of a high school teacher , which he also was.

So too have the subjects which the primary school teacher is expected to cover.

South Florida owes him the respect one gives to a stern high school teacher .

So, simply in its volume the assessment system itself represents a burden for primary school teachers .

Perhaps he or she was a junior high school teacher who once commented that your writing skills were far below average.

village

He was educated at the village school in Fridaythorpe.

Opening their hearts to Jane, the brother finds her work in the village school and the sisters listen to her story.

She attended only a teachers' institute, then taught in a village school .

Or better still, there was the village school practically next door!

Mr Gordon finds a Musician Mr Gordon was the teacher at the little village school .

She met Sebastian from the tiny village school and told him what had happened.

The village school , built in 1870, is now closed and used for the village hall.

year

The purpose of the evening is to explain the nature of the tests which these children will undertake later this school year .

The students participate in paid internships during the summer and part-time work during the school year .

Our son's achievement level soared and at the end of the school year he received a glowing report from his teachers.

That uncertainty arose after a $ 10 million budget shortfall surfaced in July, days before the start of the school year .

The customary school year is 219 days.

I can't believe that a school year could go so fast.

This is the social event of the school year .

The 1988 school year began with a sunrise breakfast and sing on the sandy shores of Lake Michigan.

■ VERB

attend

In January, Bisceglie was contacted by Swanson, with whom he had attended law school .

She also attended a kindergarten school where she first demonstrated her talent for modelling with clay.

Students who attended schools that regularly received and posted notices of job openings earned about $ 950 more than the annual average.

The 825 youngsters who attend the school are mainly children of immigrants of over 25 different nationalities.

She attended school in Pencer, and Roseau.

Mrs Short said she would prefer George to attend a mainstream school .

In the education department, more than 10, 000 students attended nine school performances.

finish

Ponyboy hopes he will finish school and go on to university, so that he can gain qualifications and lead a better life.

Amelia became a student at one of the most exclusive finishing schools in the country, a school called Ogontz.

Sheila and Mona were at the convent secondary school , Michael was finishing national school.

They established a bakery that eventually employed several hundred village girls on a part-time basis while they finished school .

She finished school last year, and she worked for six months in a hospital to get some money.

Listen to the Evert family, who refused to let Chris play full-time on the pro circuit until she finished high school .

The lessons took place during the evening and then only after I had finished my regular school work for the day.

Alvin was to stay behind to finish the school year.

go

Most slum children do not go to school , are very poor, and speak only Hindi.

She chose to go to a different school , a true boarding school.

I went to Tintagel primary school a few months later.

Richards and I went to flight school together.

One morning when they went to school the little bunnies were there in the cage and they were all very happy.

This woman is never going to law school .

Charlotte went to school again when she was fifteen.

Today, close to half of all young people ages 25 to 34 still have not gone beyond high school .

leave

Before you leave school to go on Work Experience you will be told which teacher to contact if you have any problems.

Her sons left school when they were big enough to work.

Mary was forty-six and had left school without any educational qualifications.

The aim is to make students' aware of their own capabilities and options after leaving school .

I left school at 16 without much in the way of qualifications.

He was forced to leave school at 16 and go to work as a bank clerk.

People who left school unable to read were often dismissed as lazy.

What is done here with and for high school students will make a difference in who they are when they leave school.

stay

He even wanted her to stay at school after she was sixteen, but she got round him there.

My dad wanted me to stay in school .

I have never once heard a staff member say that wouldn't stay after the school day for some activity or other.

He seems to make few friends and is content to stay at home after school and play Nintendo until bedtime.

Contact with employers has enabled many young people to see the value of staying on at school to improve their qualifications.

Holly will retain his scholarship as long as he stays in school , according to Frieder.

Accordingly, they had planned to stay until the new school term began.

She went so far as to make special transportation arrangements for some students to stay after school to finish their assignments.

teach

At this time, I grew disheartened with the work, and started teaching in secondary school .

Parents are cleaning, shoveling, and even teaching to aid schools .

On 29 July, while I was teaching at a secondary school near London, I got married to.

And over the years, an array of conservative luminaries have spoken or taught at the school .

The first issue focuses on how to teach prayer in both school and parish.

Thoreau first tried to make a career of teaching school and then wrote essays, which almost no one bought.

The ideal solution to the conundrum is to teach no religion in schools .

They stood and talked, and Alvin asked when Truitte was coming to teach at the school he had opened nearby.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

cut class/school

She started cutting classes and fighting with her teachers and parents.

But Democratic legislators say the tax cut would cut school funding by more than $ 3 billion.

The conference also approved resolutions to cut class sizes and protect teachers from undue stress.

fee-paying school

But the punishment was still permitted in some fee-paying schools, provided that was not against the parents' principles.

Over three quarters of the House of Lords attended fee-paying schools of one sort or another.

Since last summer at least 256 teachers had lost their jobs after 10 fee-paying schools folded, said officials.

Then there was the resentment over the fur coat she was deprived of because I was sent to a fee-paying school.

go to school/church/work etc

And I was going to school.

Dad, I want to go to school.

Everyone says the space program is great, he goes to work on the space program.

His Mum went to work this afternoon.

I was too upset to go to school.

Keith makes himself go to work.

Phillips should have lost his eligibility for the year while continuing to just go to school.

When he was told he must go to school, he said he would not.

infant school/teacher/class etc

Ah, but here was a job: the infant teacher was called away for half an hour.

An infant school built in 1840 served both Seaton and Sigglesthorne.

At this time Syeduz was nearly six and in his second term in the infant school.

Children attended infant school until they were seven.

Read in studio An infant school has reopened after being severely damaged by arsonists.

The limit for first-year infants classes will be 27 and for classes of children of mixed ages, 24.

This infant school was sometimes part of a junior school which catered for seven to eleven year olds.

model prison/farm/school etc

A model farm was built for the herd in 1850 but after 1870 the herd's size was never more than 100.

Before applying the impact of support charges, his model farm produced a farm gross margin of £101,000 under farm income-optimising calculations.

The Economic Societies encouraged local industries, set up model farms, and sponsored new crops.

The jail is less than a year old and has been hailed as a model prison.

There he built a model farm specialising in truffles - the regional speciality - potatoes and nuts.

Wave of unrest hits model prison.

of/from the old school

As a soldier of the old school, Eisenhower felt his responsibility was to protect the nation's security.

Harris was a newspaperman of the old school.

At such a time, with his formal dress, he looked like a diplomat of the old school.

He was of the old school, complete with stiff collar and bowler hat, and he was a good all-rounder.

He was one of the old school, not exactly sleeping under hedges, but an itinerant caddie.

I had to have ideas about how to sell the packages even though my business was still of the old school.

Oscar was from the old school.

The overall effect was grandfatherly-a gentleman of the old school, fusty, faintly absentminded, and deeply courteous.

They sweep aside the qualifications and reservations which monetarists of the old school would occasionally express.

This one was of the old school: giddy and flirtatious.

put sb through school/college/university

I'm grateful to my wife for putting me through law school.

He put himself through school with wages earned as a carpenter.

He put his kids through college.

I put my children through college doing it.

I felt guilty thinking of my father working so hard to put me through school.

Instead, she moved to Boston, where she worked as a waitress and put herself through school.

Some said Pops sent his Social Security checks to his daughter to put his grandchildren through college.

The boys were to be sent by their father, but he was able to put just one through school.

There were stories of people putting themselves through college by working during the day and studying at night.

residential course/school etc

As a challenge the chief of the Poltava guberniia Department of Education offered him the directorship of this residential school for war-orphans.

Casey is now in a residential school for children with emotional problems and / or learning disabilities.

In fact I hear that several Outward Bound schools are offering fortnight-long residential courses on the safe removal of the fleecy top.

The residential course will be a combination of talks, demonstrations and hands-on experience.

The money raised will pay for two outdoor residential courses, organised for college students and Fairbridge.

Therefore, the concerns raised do not apply necessarily or equally to all residential schools working with such children.

They joined the six-day residential course after a careful selection process.

secondary education/schooling/teaching etc

A father explained to me that he would put one of his three sons through primary and secondary education.

All had to prepare a Development Plan describing five years' improvement to bring about secondary education for all.

During secondary education, the use of the spoken word increases.

Full mixed-ability teaching, especially if it reached into the middle and later years of secondary schooling, was comparatively rare.

If you came from a poor family the only way you could get secondary education was by gaining a scholarship.

In practice, given the monoglot tendency in secondary education it might be difficult to recruit students with the necessary competence.

Remember that people were then leaving school at 12 or 14 and there was no secondary education available in the town.

These differences increased during secondary education: children from lower-status occupational groups declined from their 11 plus position relative to higher groups.

single-sex school/college etc

sink estate/school

stay after (school)

But Lucie stayed after all, to play Balaam, and Izzie to play her pipe beforehand.

I stayed after hours doing murals on tailgates.

I had a friend who worked for the oil people, and I decided to stay after a visit to this place.

I have never once heard a staff member say that wouldn't stay after the school day for some activity or other.

In May, when the time changes and the weather mellows, the team will stay after the games to picnic.

Keegan is desperate to stay after savouring his first taste in management by keeping United in the Second Division.

She went so far as to make special transportation arrangements for some students to stay after school to finish their assignments.

Some stay after class and follow me devotedly around the campus.

storefront church/law office/school etc

In Sanchersville, she opened a storefront law office perforating the heart of the ghetto.

the old school tie

the old school tie

the school/academic year

A dud for most of the year , with peaks at the start of the school year and at Christmas.

Alvin was to stay behind to finish the school year .

In the academic year 1990/91, work by the staff of the Department led to two national awards.

That uncertainty arose after a $ 10 million budget shortfall surfaced in July, days before the start of the school year .

The Counselling Service offers a number of group workshops and skills acquisition classes during the academic year .

The paper was discussed by branches and Federations during the academic year 1956-57 and at the District Council of July 1957.

The Transit minibus will be used for outings and visits throughout the school year .

To bring together these keys to the curriculum, the school year is organized around themes.

work your way through school/college/university etc

He worked his way through college, performing menial tasks in exchange for reduced tuition.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

All the kids around here take the bus to school .

Both their kids are away at school now.

Did you have a good day at school ?

He argued for the abolition of the public schools, which he says are elitist.

He seems to be very much part of the Marxist school in his approach to politics.

I've only been out of school a couple of years, but I've forgotten all the math I learned.

I always liked school , but my sister hated it.

Jake dropped out of school and started working at the bowling alley.

Jessica's still too young to go to school .

Kyle is one of the most popular boys in school .

Many parents want to send their children to private school because class sizes are smaller.

My mother is a teacher at the local school .

One school of thought argues that introducing stiffer penalties would bring the crime rate down.

Phil gave up his job, and he's going back to school next year.

She must be about 16 - she's still at school .

Teachers are complaining that the public schools do not receive adequate funding.

The children were all wearing school uniforms.

The nearest school was 10 miles away.

The whole school was sorry when she left.

There is no denying the influence of the Impressionist school in his painting.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

In high school , he also learned to play the drums, piano and cornet.

Mary was forty-six and had left school without any educational qualifications.

Oh, they said how heroic he was and the headmaster said all the right things at the school memorial service.

Primary schools, it argued, are failing to stretch older children.

The goals include upgrading teachers' performance and boosting to 90 percent the number of students who graduate from high school .

The high school signing period begins Feb. 7.

The public schools get the least and the last-the least money, the least equipment, the least of everything.

They're even thinking of closing schools down.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

church

The Klan firebombed black homes, churches , and schools in over one hundred towns and rural areas.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

fee-paying school

But the punishment was still permitted in some fee-paying schools, provided that was not against the parents' principles.

Over three quarters of the House of Lords attended fee-paying schools of one sort or another.

Since last summer at least 256 teachers had lost their jobs after 10 fee-paying schools folded, said officials.

Then there was the resentment over the fur coat she was deprived of because I was sent to a fee-paying school.

infant school/teacher/class etc

Ah, but here was a job: the infant teacher was called away for half an hour.

An infant school built in 1840 served both Seaton and Sigglesthorne.

At this time Syeduz was nearly six and in his second term in the infant school.

Children attended infant school until they were seven.

Read in studio An infant school has reopened after being severely damaged by arsonists.

The limit for first-year infants classes will be 27 and for classes of children of mixed ages, 24.

This infant school was sometimes part of a junior school which catered for seven to eleven year olds.

model prison/farm/school etc

A model farm was built for the herd in 1850 but after 1870 the herd's size was never more than 100.

Before applying the impact of support charges, his model farm produced a farm gross margin of £101,000 under farm income-optimising calculations.

The Economic Societies encouraged local industries, set up model farms, and sponsored new crops.

The jail is less than a year old and has been hailed as a model prison.

There he built a model farm specialising in truffles - the regional speciality - potatoes and nuts.

Wave of unrest hits model prison.

of/from the old school

As a soldier of the old school, Eisenhower felt his responsibility was to protect the nation's security.

Harris was a newspaperman of the old school.

At such a time, with his formal dress, he looked like a diplomat of the old school.

He was of the old school, complete with stiff collar and bowler hat, and he was a good all-rounder.

He was one of the old school, not exactly sleeping under hedges, but an itinerant caddie.

I had to have ideas about how to sell the packages even though my business was still of the old school.

Oscar was from the old school.

The overall effect was grandfatherly-a gentleman of the old school, fusty, faintly absentminded, and deeply courteous.

They sweep aside the qualifications and reservations which monetarists of the old school would occasionally express.

This one was of the old school: giddy and flirtatious.

residential course/school etc

As a challenge the chief of the Poltava guberniia Department of Education offered him the directorship of this residential school for war-orphans.

Casey is now in a residential school for children with emotional problems and / or learning disabilities.

In fact I hear that several Outward Bound schools are offering fortnight-long residential courses on the safe removal of the fleecy top.

The residential course will be a combination of talks, demonstrations and hands-on experience.

The money raised will pay for two outdoor residential courses, organised for college students and Fairbridge.

Therefore, the concerns raised do not apply necessarily or equally to all residential schools working with such children.

They joined the six-day residential course after a careful selection process.

secondary education/schooling/teaching etc

A father explained to me that he would put one of his three sons through primary and secondary education.

All had to prepare a Development Plan describing five years' improvement to bring about secondary education for all.

During secondary education, the use of the spoken word increases.

Full mixed-ability teaching, especially if it reached into the middle and later years of secondary schooling, was comparatively rare.

If you came from a poor family the only way you could get secondary education was by gaining a scholarship.

In practice, given the monoglot tendency in secondary education it might be difficult to recruit students with the necessary competence.

Remember that people were then leaving school at 12 or 14 and there was no secondary education available in the town.

These differences increased during secondary education: children from lower-status occupational groups declined from their 11 plus position relative to higher groups.

single-sex school/college etc

sink estate/school

storefront church/law office/school etc

In Sanchersville, she opened a storefront law office perforating the heart of the ghetto.

the old school tie

the old school tie

the school/academic year

A dud for most of the year , with peaks at the start of the school year and at Christmas.

Alvin was to stay behind to finish the school year .

In the academic year 1990/91, work by the staff of the Department led to two national awards.

That uncertainty arose after a $ 10 million budget shortfall surfaced in July, days before the start of the school year .

The Counselling Service offers a number of group workshops and skills acquisition classes during the academic year .

The paper was discussed by branches and Federations during the academic year 1956-57 and at the District Council of July 1957.

The Transit minibus will be used for outings and visits throughout the school year .

To bring together these keys to the curriculum, the school year is organized around themes.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

She eased to a more comfortable position against the angle of the ground and schooled herself to wait.

She was starting at zero as she had very poor schooling due to ill health.

Stepping from behind the screen, Isabel schooled her features into an expression of remote serenity.

Though described as a gentleman, and obviously well educated, his birth, parentage, and schooling all remain obscure.

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.