finishing school

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finishing school

a private school for girls that prepares them for society by teaching social graces and accomplishments
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In her twenties, she edited the New England transcendentalists' journal, taught in Bronson Alcott's Temple School and at a girls' academy, and led Conversations for the elite women of Boston and Cambridge.
A PROPOSED new girls' academy in Wirral has come under fire from education chiefs in the borough.
The programme, sponsored by Horizon, incorporates a number of hugely successful schemes, including the exciting new Glamorgan Girls' Academy which is the first of its kind anywhere in the UK.
The prime minister speaking at Harris Girls' Academy in East Dulwich said: "It's a huge problem and we've got to deal with it in a number of different ways.
A very odd pair indeed, Ash is a graduate of a posh girls' academy, a member in good standing of Britain's upper middle class, and the possessor of a pragmatic and sharply analytical mind.
The Vale Resort has transformed its indoor arena into a children's sports and fun academy, where youngsters can choose from a variety of sports, crafts and even a special girls' academy, for just pounds 15 per child per day (aged from one to five).
It included a convent housing a few dozen sisters, a girls' academy, a middle school for 178 girls, Holy Family School for 30 first through third graders and a child development center for 105 preschoolers.
Middlesbrough Ladies coach and UEFA A licence-holder Kelsey Byrne is heading up the girls' academy.
Edwin is believed to be a pupil at Handsworth Grammar School and Catherine attended Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy.
These days basketball hoops adorn the inside and outside of her school, and she has 20 girls playing basketball in a girls' academy after class.