- (in England and Wales) a school for children aged between 5 and 7Compare junior school
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In the Infant-school, conducted on the Sabbath, there are 80 children.
Being directed to it they took leave of the infant-school, and soon found themselves before the door of a small cottage.Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines
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.Aristotle and Ancient Educational Ideals