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Definition of board school in English:


An elementary school under the management of a School Board, established in Britain by the Education Act of 1870.
Example sentences
  • Baildon Local History Society, which campaigned for the site to be listed when it was put up for sale two years ago, said the former board school had historical importance as the oldest school in Baildon.
  • Today the oldest board school in York closes its doors to pupils.
  • This is to retain and refurbish the whole of the original board school and master's house and develop the new facilities by extending to the rear.
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