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junior school

noun

, British.
  1. a school for children aged seven to eleven, similar to a U.S. elementary school.


junior school

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of junior school1

First recorded in 1870–75

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Example Sentences

Kate Middleton revealed today that her nickname at junior school was 'Squeak' - after the school guinea pig.

Kate  played hockey since junior school and was captain of the first XI at Marlborough College.

Kate is a fan and has played since junior school and was captain of the 1st 11 at Marlborough College.

Dalton houses a Romney Park, a Romney Avenue, and the George Romney Junior School.

"But a junior school feud matters very little," said Mr Seymour.

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

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.

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