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junior school

noun, British.
a school for children aged seven to eleven, similar to a U.S. elementary school.
Origin of junior school
First recorded in 1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The meeting in the Fifth, however, was to consider a far more important subject than the rebellious clubs of the junior school.

  • But when it came to the junior school—the Guinea-pigs and Tadpoles—all other partisanship was thrown quite into the shade.

  • His period in the junior school in Hertfordshire was brief, and apparently quite uneventful.

    Coleridge Samuel Levy Bensusan
  • "But a junior school feud matters very little," said Mr Seymour.

    The White Feather P. G. Wodehouse
British Dictionary definitions for junior school

junior school

(in England and Wales) a school for children aged between 7 and 11 Compare infant school
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