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infant school

  1. (in England and Wales) a school for children aged between 5 and 7Compare junior school
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Historical Examples

  • In the Infant-school, conducted on the Sabbath, there are 80 children.

    Memorials of the Independent Churches in Northamptonshire

    Thomas Coleman

  • Being directed to it they took leave of the infant-school, and soon found themselves before the door of a small cottage.

  • In the daily Infant-school there are upwards of 80 children, and in the Sabbath-school 260.

  • Almost contemporary with the mother-house arose the normal school for infant-school teachers.

    Deaconesses in Europe

    Jane M. Bancroft

  • The truth is, the infant-school of Plato's Republic comes as near as can well be imagined to the ideal of the modern kindergarten.