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At age 11 in 1960, I moved to an academic state secondary school, Harrow County Grammar School for Boys.
Paul Nurse

Meaning of "secondary school" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SECONDARY SCHOOL

secondary school play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SECONDARY SCHOOL

noun
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Secondary school is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SECONDARY SCHOOL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of secondary school in the English dictionary

The definition of secondary school in the dictionary is a school for young people, usually between the ages of 11 and 18.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SECONDARY SCHOOL

secondary colour
secondary dentition
secondary education
secondary emission
secondary era
secondary glazing
secondary growth
secondary infection
secondary modern
secondary modern school
secondary picket
secondary picketing
secondary processes
secondary product
secondary qualities
secondary road
secondary school teacher
secondary sexual characteristic
secondary stress
secondary tumour

WORDS THAT END LIKE SECONDARY SCHOOL

after-school
business school
driving school
elementary school
graduate school
high school
home-school
infant school
junior high school
law school
medical school
middle school
old school
preschool
primary school
private school
public school
school
senior high school
summer school
Sunday school

Synonyms and antonyms of secondary school in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «secondary school» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SECONDARY SCHOOL

Find out the translation of secondary school to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of secondary school from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «secondary school» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

中学
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

escuela secundaria
570 millions of speakers

English

secondary school
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

माध्यमिक स्कूल
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

مَدْرَسَةٌ ثَانَوِيَّة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

средняя школа
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

escola secundária
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মাধ্যমিক বিদ্যালয়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

école secondaire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

sekolah Menengah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Realschule
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

中学校
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

중등학교
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

sekolah Menengah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trường trung học
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இரண்டாம்நிலை பள்ளி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

माध्यमिक शाळा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

orta okul
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

scuola secondaria
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

szkoła średnia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

середня школа
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

liceu
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γυμνάσιο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Hoërskool
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

mellan- till högstadiet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ungdomsskole
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of secondary school

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SECONDARY SCHOOL»

The term «secondary school» is very widely used and occupies the 17.985 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SECONDARY SCHOOL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about secondary school

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10 QUOTES WITH «SECONDARY SCHOOL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word secondary school.
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Brian Blessed
I wasn't good at examinations, but I went to a very good secondary school - Bolton-on-Dearne - with wonderful teachers, who taught me drama and encouraged me in every way.
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Billy Bragg
Most of the people that I went to school with - I went to secondary school - we were educated to go and work in the line at Ford's, and if we were lucky, technical skilled labor. I sort of rejected that, and thought I wanted to do something else.
3
Andrew Garfield
In secondary school I was floating - I wasn't passionate about anything. I did a little sport, but it was pretty joyless because the competitiveness was too much to bear.
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John Hume
I went to the local schools, the local state primary school, and then to the local grammar school. A secondary school, which technically was an independent school, it was not part of the state educational system.
5
Jim Knight
Secondary school parents tell me that they are frustrated, that their teachers ignore them, their children don't give them much feedback because they are adolescents, they feel kind of out of the loop.
6
Alfred Molina
When I was younger I was always big; I was a fat boy at school. I had an early growth spurt, and when I went to secondary school I was tall enough to be a policeman.
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Douglass North
I went to elementary school in Ottawa, and then to a private secondary school.
8
Paul Nurse
It was during my time at secondary school that I abandoned religion.
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Paul Nurse
At age 11 in 1960, I moved to an academic state secondary school, Harrow County Grammar School for Boys.
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Fritz Sauckel
I attended the elementary school at Schweinfurt and the secondary school.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SECONDARY SCHOOL»

Discover the use of secondary school in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to secondary school and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Learning to Teach in the Secondary School: A Companion to ...
Supported by the Learning to Teach Subjects in the Secondary School Series by the same editors, it is an essential purchase for every aspiring secondary school teacher.
Susan Capel, Marilyn Leask, Tony Turner, 2013
2
Learning to Teach Using ICT in the Secondary School: A ...
Explores the applications of ICT in the classroom.
Marilyn Leask, Norbert Pachler, 2005
3
Learning to Teach Physical Education in the Secondary ...
The book offers tasks and case studies designed to support student teachers in their school-based experiences and encourages reflection on practice and development.
Susan Anne Capel, 2004
4
Secondary School External Examination Systems: Reliability, ...
These are, it is argued, instrumental in nurturing and maintaining public confidence in external examinations.
Barend Vlaardingerbroek, Neil Taylor, 2009
5
Mathematics for Secondary School Teachers
Activities and exercises are easily adapted to the settings of individual assignments, group projects, and classroom discussions.Mathematics for Secondary School Teachers is primarily intended as the text for a bridge or capstone course for ...
Elizabeth G. Bremigan, Ralph J. Bremigan, John D. Lorch, 2011
6
Secondary School Literacy Instruction
Two hallmark chapters on content area teaching have brought this text wide acclaim for its unique application of literacy and study skills in all secondary subject areas.
Betty Roe, Barbara Stoodt-Hill, Paul C. Burns, 2010
7
Teaching Music in the Secondary School
This practical handbook offers up-to-date information on the issues relevant to teaching music in secondary schools.
David Bray, 2000
8
Learning to Teach Geography in the Secondary School: A ...
"Designed for use as a core textbook Learning to Teach Geography in the Secondary School is essential reading for all student teachers of geography who aspire to become effective, reflective teachers."--BOOK JACKET.
David Lambert, David Balderstone, 2009
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A Survey of Examination: Malpractice Among Secondary School ...
In this research work, a sample of twenty (20) teachers and one hundred (100) students were collected by means of simple random sampling techniques from five secondary schools in Mushin Local Government.
Blessing Adegoke, 2013
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Learning to Teach English in the Secondary School
Other chapters suggest a broad range of approaches to teaching such crucial areas as: reading and writing, speaking and listening drama, media studies and information technology grammar, poetry and language study Shakespeare post-16 English ...
Jon Davison, Jane Dowson, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SECONDARY SCHOOL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term secondary school is used in the context of the following news items.
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42000 students off school as Peel Region high school teachers join …
The Peel District School Board and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation bargained past the midnight strike deadline but were unable to reach an ... «CTV News, May 15»
2
Peel Region secondary school teachers join growing Ontario strike
High-school teachers at Canada's second-largest school board will walk off the job Monday morning, forcing 42,000 students out of class in a region west of ... «The Globe and Mail, May 15»
3
Rainbow secondary school teachers on strike
High school teachers in Sudbury's English public schools are walking picket lines, joining colleagues in Durham who have been on strike for a week. «CBC.ca, Apr 15»
4
State secondary schools still letting down talented pupils, says Ofsted
Pupils assemble rockets at the launch of a 'gifted and talented' programme at Barr Beacon community high school in Walsall. Photograph: Christopher Thomond ... «The Guardian, Mar 15»
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Thousands miss first secondary school choice as demand rises …
Tens of thousands of children have missed out on their first choice of secondary school this year as pressure on places mounts, with almost half failing to get into ... «The Guardian, Mar 15»
6
Top 100 secondary schools by GCSE results 2014
Our searchable league table reveals the top 100 secondary schools in England according to GCSE results for qualifications sat in summer 2014. Released ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jan 15»
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Ofsted warns secondary school progress 'stalled'
Ofsted is warning that too many secondary schools in England are not making sufficient progress, with almost a third judged not to be good enough. «BBC News, Dec 14»
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'Prep' on school premises and an increase to Latin and Greek …
Education Secretary Michael Gove stepped up the pace of his revolution in schools today - pledging a boost to Greek and Latin in state secondary schools and ... «The Independent, Feb 14»
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Top 100 secondary schools by GCSE results 2013
Two schools on the list achieved 100 per cent for the EBacc, these include Queen Elizabeth's School in Barnet and Chelmsford County High School for Girls. «Telegraph.co.uk, Jan 14»
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Nigeria school massacre: Yobe secondary schools closed
Secondary schools have been ordered to close across Nigeria's north-eastern state of Yobe after a massacre in which suspected Islamist extremists killed 22 ... «BBC News, Jul 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Secondary school [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/secondary-school>. Mar 2020 ».
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