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grammar school

1. Brit (esp formerly) a state-maintained secondary school providing an education with an academic bias for children who are selected by the eleven-plus examination, teachers' reports, or other means
2. US another term for elementary school
3. NZ a secondary school forming part of the public education system
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Kathy Crewe-Read, Head of Wolverhampton Grammar School, said "Congratulations to all our Year 11 students collecting results this week.
Chief Ayo Labiyi competently and innovatively built on superb work of our father - Arch Deacon Oladipo Alayande at Ibadan Grammar school. Uncle Ayo's assignment as the principal of Ibadan Grammar School was home coming.
Pupils are slightly better in maths than Slovak language, tests showed.Ninth-graders and their peers from eight-year grammar schools are slightly better in maths than in the Slovak language.
However, its neighbour, Altrincham Grammar School for Boys has scooped The Sunday Times Northwest State Secondary School of the Year title.
Commemorating the 58 Loughborough Grammar School boys who fell in the First World War, the installation combines 15 mechanical poppies which are engineered to open and close when people hover to read the plaques detailing some of the former pupils who lost their lives.
These include Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls, Bishop Vesey's Grammar School, King, Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School for Boys, King Edward VI Handsworth School, King Edward VI Five Ways School, King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls, King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys and King Edward VI Aston School.
A PASSIONATE German teacher from Hipperholme Grammar School has won a national award.
BIRMINGHAM'S Labour education bosses have been accused of turning their back on a windfall for grammar school education in the city.
Contract: maidstone grammar school - tender for catering services
The Government is encouraging councils to make bids to a [pounds sterling]200 million grammar school fund.
Just 3% of grammar school kids are on free school meals - compared with almost 15% in nongrammar schools.