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secondary modern school

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(Education) Brit (formerly) a secondary school offering a more technical or practical and less academic education than a grammar school
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Noun1.secondary modern school - a former British secondary school emphasizing practical rather than academic education
Gymnasium, lycee, lyceum, middle school, secondary school - a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12
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A REUNION is being held to celebrate the "Class of '59" and mark the diamond anniversary of the opening of Bridgnorth's Oldbury Wells Secondary Modern School for Girls.
A REUNION is being held to celebrate the "Class of 59" and mark the diamond anniversary of the opening of Bridgnorth's Oldbury Wells Secondary Modern School for Girls.
This is a photograph of our VE Day Party in June 1945, at Chapel End Secondary Modern School in Walthamstow, East London.
32,800 m 2 gross floor area and consists of the following structures: old building, secondary modern school, built in 1955, annexe, secondary school, built in 1965, new construction, secondary modern school and grammar school, built in 1977, toilet building schoolyard gymnasium, built in 1977, 2 x triple sports hall, built in 1977.
Anyone who remembers me from Barnston Lane Junior School, Moreton, or Moreton Secondary Modern School, in Wirral, is most welcome.
Private secondary schools also in the same way will be for students enrolled in (day/senior education), with the exception of some schools, which are for boys such as Secondary Modern School and its committee headquarters at Tarik Bin Ziyad Independent Secondary School for Boys, Ebla Secondary Private School and the Syrian Community School Committee headquarters will be at Qatar Independent Technical School.
"I've not been called a racist name since I was at secondary modern school. I was literally in shock.
Since then there have been many changes with the introduction of the secondary modern school, which was a big improvement but again relied on selection.
I was not clever enough to pass the 11-plus examination in 1964 (and probably still wouldn't pass the same exam 52 years later) and consequently went to a secondary modern school in Birmingham.
I know a man who returned as a 12-year-old from Canada in 1955 and was put in a local secondary modern school, a rather grim place which was essentially a holding area for boys whose sole ambition was to leave at fifteen and join their fathers at the Austin.
It was called Ada Road Secondary Modern School and the entrance was in Ada Road.
LYNNE GIBSON Tel: 07847 001484 I WOULD like to hear from anyone educated at North View Secondary Modern School, Heaton, Newcastle in the 1940s.

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