speech day


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speech day

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(Education) Brit (in schools) an annual day on which prizes are presented, speeches are made by guest speakers, etc
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Noun1.speech day - an annual day in the schools when speeches are made and prizes are distributed
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
day - a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance; "Mother's Day"
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speech day

n (Brit) (Scol) → giorno della premiazione
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To attach the preparatory to the senior school these three classes were known officially, on speech days and in reports, as upper, middle, and lower second.
There was also an exhibition of photographs, speech day and school play programmes to help, with a quiz that forced people to use their memories of times past.
She caters for 2,000 guests every summer at the school's speech day, but has never had to organise a function for such distinguished guests.
It was one of the proudest days of her life as she stepped up to receive it at the school's school speech day. The Mirror decided to launch the annual dance competition in recognition of Diana's great love of ballet.
* BRIGHTEST AND BEST: Rawthorpe County Secondary School speech day, in November, 1960.
Speaking to parents at the private school's annual speech day, Mr Cantwell said many state schools had abandoned important subjects because of the pressure to improve their performance in league tables.
He addressed pupils at Polam Hall School in Darlington during their annual speech day to celebrate the success of the past academic year.
There was an exhibition of photographs, speech day and school play programmes.
Slight, shy, his unjacketed white shirt gleaming, Sergei Khachatrian took the Symphony Hall stage as diffidently as a schoolboy about to perform at a Speech Day concert.
Parents at a public school have forced Tory turncoat Emma Nicholson to cancel her speech day appearance there.
Class Act, January 20: Brian Smith, of Stocksmoor, recognised his aunt in our picture of Royds Hall speech day, 1954, above.
Naturalist David Bellamy will be the guest speaker at Dame Allan's Schools' annual speech day tonight.