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comprehensive school

1. Chiefly Brit a secondary school for children of all abilities from the same district
2. Eastern Canadian another name for composite school
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The catchment areas of Treorchy Comprehensive School and Ferndale Community School would change and new catchment areas would be set up for the new middle schools.
The award-winning firm has won the commercial cleaning contract for the second largest comprehensive school in Wales.
One strategy for encouraging schools to adopt and implement comprehensive school health programs, is health promotion conferences.
This resource contains 22 chapters describing aspects of comprehensive school physical activity programs.
"In the Department of Education, we have worked hard on mainstreaming the Comprehensive School Safety Framework into the education system, which aims to strengthen the pillars of safe learning facilities, school disaster management, and risk reduction and resilience education for schools," Pascua added.
The open date and status above indicates when St John the Baptist Catholic Comprehensive School, Woking opened or when it changed to its most recent incarnation, with a number of schools converting to academies in recent years.
Comprehensive schools, by their very nature, exist everywhere and cater for everybody, generally in a fairly tight catchment area.
Ki Jurdison, 12, Boldon Comprehensive School pupil, of Boldon, said: "I enjoy riding my bike.
As any casual reader of the nation's newspapers knows, or thinks she knows, Britain has become a less socially mobile society in recent decades, and much of the blame lies with the comprehensive school system.

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