church school

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Noun1.church school - a private religious school run by a church or parishchurch school - a private religious school run by a church or parish
religious school - a school run by a religious body
Catholic school - a parochial school maintained by the Catholic Church
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He would not say whether or not she had attached herself to the sound Low Church School of his father; but she would probably be open to conviction on that point; she was a regular church-goer of simple faith; honest-hearted, receptive, intelligent, graceful to a degree, chaste as a vestal, and, in personal appearance, exceptionally beautiful.
But to improve further, the school must extend its partnership with local church schools in order to share best practice more widely.
Among specific topics are conflict and consensus in the dual system, church schools and the church's service for the poor, pupil voice in the Anglican secondary schools, the distinctiveness of Christian learning in Church of England schools, and what church schools must do to live up to their rhetoric.
POPPIES will be grown in churches and church schools across the new Diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales as a joint act of remembrance for the centenary of World War 1.
The Rev Edwin Counsell, education adviser for the Church in Wales, is warning that families would be denied the chance to send their children to a church school and that church schools themselves would be seriously disadvantaged by councils withdrawing funds for school buses.
A concurrent inspection by Gwella, the church schools inspection forum, also judged St Mary's to be excellent across three key question areas - including how well its Christian character impacted on pupils' wellbeing.
Every year the Right Reverend Dr Gregory K Cameron asks local church schools to design a card and picks one which is turned into the Bishop's official Christmas card and sent to family, friends and colleagues around the world.
A new report on church schools warns that the government's responses to Christian leaders' concerns about RE have been "disappointing".
But speaking yesterday, the Rev George Curry, who is chair of governors at St Paul's Primary School in Elswick, Newcastle, defended existing arrangements at church schools.
But in an amendment to the new law, church schools are to be allowed to "tailor teaching to their own beliefs".
Five church schools, in Blackburn, Birmingham, Bradford, Oldham and London, have become 99 per cent Muslim and in two another school in Blackburn and one in Dewsbury every pupil is Muslim.
Lichfield diocesan education director Colin Hopkins spoke after research revealed 60 per cent of people felt church schools were not divisive and gave a good-all round education.