Definition of upper school in English:

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noun

  • 1(In the UK) a secondary school for children aged from about fourteen upwards, generally following on from a middle school.
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    • Today, she regularly visits other Montessori middle and upper schools across North America and around the world, observing and consulting.
    • Bedfordshire County Council operates a three-tier education system, with lower, middle and upper schools.
    • If we raise money from selling off shops in Bingley to use on upper schools or special schools, then that seems a sensible use of our capital.
  • 1.1The section of a school which comprises or caters for the older pupils.
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    • Around 400 Year 9 to Year 13 pupils from the upper school building spilled into the town centre to oppose war as police were called to try to dispel the crowds.
    • Half of the pupils at the upper school will spend the day at Lockeridge with the infants' classes.
    • The middle school is on the same campus as the upper school but we used separate buildings.

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