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prep school

n. Informal
A preparatory school.
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prep school

n
(Education) informal See preparatory school
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prepar′atory school`


n.
1. a private secondary school providing a college-preparatory education.
2. Brit. a private elementary school.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prep school - a private secondary schoolprep school - a private secondary school    
Gymnasium, lycee, lyceum, middle school, secondary school - a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12
choir school, schola cantorum - a school that is part of a cathedral or monastery where boys with singing ability can receive a general education
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It would be a scandal, and the universities were becoming severer in their treatment of accredited prep schools. He couldn't afford such a scandal, therefore I must gracefully depart.
Stafford Prep School's mixed under-nine team edged out Leasowes Primary to win the Stafford Kwik Cricket title.
| Fairfield Prep School in Loughborough took part in a Guinness World Record bid for the longest nursery rhyme relay.
The event saw all pupils in the Pre-Prep and Prep schools visit the trophy together with a number of local Primary Schools.
Lucy Davies, headteacher at The Firs Prep School, said: "We are delighted to be able to continue to support such a worthwhile cause.
Belvedere Prep School is still private and costs just under PS8,000 per year for pupils from reception to Year 6.
Anne Dowling's fans from the previous Prep School Confidential mysteries will be thrilled to follow her on her continuing misadventures, this time inspired by her favorite teacher, Ms.
Georgia Rudge (Kingsley Prep School) who won the Year 3 race
The aim is to give each child in the Prep school an opportunity to experience classroom brass lessons at some point in their school career.
"These are normal families with average incomes who believe that giving children the best possible start in life with a prep school education is the most important priority for them.
The numbers of pupils attending prep boarding schools, which usually cater for seven to 13-year-olds, have risen to 13,945 from 13,426 in 2008, according to data from the Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS).
Parent Prep School is founded by two moms, Allison Edwards and Allison McDade, both lawyers, with six pregnancies between them.