In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- There's a grammar school, a high school, and a college.
2Britishselective state secondary school
- I went to a modest-sized grammar school with a sixth form rather than a huge, impersonal comprehensive.
- Schools in Trafford, which continues to be the only authority in the region to operate a grammar school system, have shown the greatest leap in exam results.
- When Jean started at the school it was just changing from a grammar school to a comprehensive, and there were several years before it was totally comprehensive.
- She was a geography teacher at the ladies grammar school at Bridlington.
- I went to grammar school where all 600 pupils had to learn the recorder in their first year, the music master believing that there was a bit of music in everyone.
- Because grammar school pupils had already reached a high level of attainment by the age of 14, comprehensive schools had more scope to ‘add value’ in the run-up to GCSEs.
- She went to a state primary school then grammar school, before going off to London to study history.
- In 1998, the government made it possible for parents to vote on the future of the selective grammar school system.
- Commonweal was a grammar school then, built to accommodate 410 pupils and children had to pass the 11-plus exam to be accepted for a place.
- After attending the local grammar school he won a scholarship to Jesus College Oxford.
- He went through grammar school education, but admits, ‘I wasn't the best student!’
- After passing the 11-plus he became the last of the grammar school intake to the former Boys High School before comprehensive education.
- It was in this in agricultural market town that Sydney had been appointed as headmaster of the grammar school, and this was the town in which Mary spent the next ten years of her life.
- Northern Ireland still uses the selective grammar school system that was largely replaced by comprehensive education in Britain in the 1970s.
- Now aged 70, Prof Meadow was educated at a grammar school in Wigan and studied at Oxford University.
- Their 13-year-old son attends a grammar school and their daughter a primary school.
- He had been a bright pupil, supported by his mother and encouraged by the more enlightened teachers in his grammar school.
- Surely it's obvious that a comprehensive whose pupils only do averagely well at age fourteen have a much better chance to get their pupils to improve than a grammar school where the pupils were already gaining excellent grades?
- Two-thirds of grammar school pupils in the early 1950s were working class.
- The divide between academic and vocational education could be formalised in a way not seen in Britain since the grammar school and secondary modern divide.
- En algunas áreas de Inglaterra y Gales, un tipo de colegio de enseñanza secundaria (secondary school) que admite a alumnos que han aprobado una prueba de aptitud. Desde 1965, estos colegios han sido reemplazados en su mayor parte por los comprehensive schools comprehensive school
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