Translation of direct grant school in Spanish:

direct grant school

noun

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    (in UK)
    colegio privado subvencionado por el Estado
    • He attended a direct-grant school which expected its pupils to be on track for Oxford or Cambridge.
    • Different Labour governments - sometimes with the tacit support of Conservatives - have destroyed the academic infrastructure in the secondary schools, the grammar schools and the direct-grant schools.
    • He gets a scholarship to a direct-grant school, Latymer Upper in Hammersmith.
    • There is no doubt that, left to his own devices, Lord Adonis would reintroduce direct-grant schools.
    • The working party will also look at proposals from Martin Stephen, headmaster of Manchester Grammar, who favours bringing the former direct-grant schools into a formal relationship with the state system.