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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The PAF Finishing School was established in July 1996 for girls.
Lovelyn's bike journey took her beyond her small farming town, and closer to her dream of finishing school.
Miller, headmistress at the Finishing School for Modern Women, has a different idea in mind for better preparing women of all ages for the hustle and bustle of modern-day living.
Now based near Felton in Northumberland, Paula attended a secretarial course at the famous Lucie Clayton Finishing School in Kensington, where famous former students included Joanna Lumley and Jean Shrimpton.
In this regard, a workshop was organized at PAF Finishing School where ITP Education Team delivered lecture on Road Safety Tips.
As for Brand going to finishing school, yes, that is snobbish, Mr Yewlett.
The Finishing School series, by Gail Carriger Join Sophronia, 14, at an unusual finishing school and dirigible for young ladies .
Once again, the setting is a dirigible that is a finishing school by day with a hidden agenda.
The One Show is an agreeable frolic but it is hardly a finishing school for a generation of television reporters" - Broadcaster Sir Michael Parkinson (pictured).
Coyle now wants talks with Romeu so he can hammer home how much team-mate Daniel Sturridge and ARSENAL'S Jack Wilshere benefited after coming through his finishing school.
Geordie Finishing School for Girls (BBC3, 9pm) When they first arrived, Steph, Fi, Lucy and Fiona moved into an ex-council house in Walker and began 10 days of budget living.
Summary: Changing times have may have closed all the rest but Switzerland's last finishing school is still going strong.