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A grammar school is one of several different types of school in the history of education in the United Kingdom and other English-speaking countries, originally a school teaching Latin, but more recently an academically-oriented secondary school, differentiated in recent years from less academic Secondary Modern Schools. [1]

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A Dictionary of the English Language

Published on 4 April 1755 and written by Samuel Johnson, A Dictionary of the English Language, sometimes published as Johnson's Dictionary, is among the most influential dictionaries in the history of the English language.

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Aberdeen Grammar School

Aberdeen Grammar School is a state secondary school in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Academy (English school)

Academy schools are state-funded schools in England which are directly funded by the Department for Education and independent of local authority control.

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Anatolian High School

Anatolian High School or Anadolu High School (Anadolu Lisesi), refers to public high schools in Turkey that admits their students according to high nationwide standardized test (TEOG) scores.

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Anatomy of Britain

Anatomy of Britain was a book written by Anthony Sampson and published by Hodder & Stoughton in 1962.

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Ancient Greek

The Ancient Greek language includes the forms of Greek used in ancient Greece and the ancient world from around the 9th century BC to the 6th century AD.

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Ancient university

The ancient universities are seven extant British and Irish medieval universities and early modern universities founded before the year 1600.

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Anglican Church of Australia

The Anglican Church of Australia is a Christian church in Australia and an autonomous province of the Anglican Communion.

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Anglican High School, Singapore

Anglican High School (AHS) is an autonomous, Special Assistance Plan (SAP) and Government-aided co-educational secondary school in Tanah Merah, Singapore.

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Anglo-Chinese School

The Anglo-Chinese School (ACS), is a family of Methodist schools in Singapore and Indonesia founded in 1886 by Bishop William Fitzjames Oldham as an extension of the Methodist Church.

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Anthony Sampson

Anthony Terrell Seward Sampson (3 August 1926 – 18 December 2004) was a British writer and journalist.

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Ashton School

Ashton School is a co-educational Church of Ireland secondary school situated in Cork, Ireland.

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Associated Grammar Schools of Victoria

The Associated Grammar Schools of Victoria (AGSV) is a sporting association of nine independent schools in Victoria, Australia, formed in 1920.

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Auckland

Auckland is a city in New Zealand's North Island.

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Auckland Girls' Grammar School

Auckland Girls' Grammar School (AGGS) is a New Zealand secondary school for girls located in Newton, in the Auckland central business district.

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Auckland Grammar School

Auckland Grammar School (AGS) is a state secondary school for years 9 to 13 boys (ages 12 to 18) in Auckland, New Zealand.

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Bandon Grammar School

Bandon Grammar School is a Church of Ireland secondary school situated in Bandon, County Cork, Ireland.

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Beacon Status

Beacon Status was a progressive educational initiative that the United Kingdom implemented based on the idea that organizational learning could be advanced through a competitive process of identifying successful organizations and recruiting them to disseminate their good practices.

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Blundell's School

Blundell's School is a co-educational day and boarding independent school located in the town of Tiverton in the county of Devon, England.

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Boarding school

A boarding school provides education for pupils who live on the premises, as opposed to a day school.

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Bolton School

Bolton School is an independent day school in Bolton, Greater Manchester.

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Boston Latin School

The Boston Latin School is a public exam school in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Bridgnorth Endowed School

Bridgnorth Endowed School is a coeducational secondary school and sixth form with academy status, located in the market town of Bridgnorth in the rural county of Shropshire, England.

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Brisbane Girls Grammar School

Brisbane Girls Grammar School is an independent, non-denominational, secondary day school for girls, located in Spring Hill, an inner suburb of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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Burgh

A burgh was an autonomous municipal corporation in Scotland and Northern England, usually a town, or toun in Scots.

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Cambridge

Cambridge is a university city and the county town of Cambridgeshire, England, on the River Cam approximately north of London.

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Campaign for State Education

Campaign for State Education (CASE) is a pressure group in the United Kingdom that supports the comprehensive school system.

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Catholic High School, Singapore

Catholic High School (CHS) is an all-boys Catholic school in Singapore.

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Certificate of Secondary Education

The Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE) was a subject specific qualification family, awarded in both academic and vocational fields in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

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Cheltenham Ladies' College

Cheltenham Ladies' College is an independent boarding and day school for girls aged 11 to 18 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England.

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Christ College, Brecon

Christ College, Brecon is a co-educational, boarding and day independent school, located in the market town of Brecon in mid-Wales.

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Christian denomination

A Christian denomination is a distinct religious body within Christianity, identified by traits such as a name, organisation, leadership and doctrine.

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Church of England

The Church of England (C of E) is the state church of England.

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Church of Ireland

The Church of Ireland (Eaglais na hÉireann; Ulster-Scots: Kirk o Airlann) is a Christian church in Ireland and an autonomous province of the Anglican Communion.

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Circular 10/65

Circular 10/65 was a government circular issued in 1965 by the Department of Education and Science (DES) requesting Local Education Authorities (LEAs) in England and Wales to begin converting their secondary schools to the Comprehensive System.

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Clarendon Commission

The Clarendon Commission was a Royal Commission established in 1861 to investigate the state of nine leading schools in England, in the wake of complaints about the finances, buildings and management of Eton College.

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Community school (Ireland)

A community school in the Republic of Ireland is a type of secondary school funded individually and directly by the state.

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Comprehensive school

A comprehensive school is a secondary school that is a state school and does not select its intake on the basis of academic achievement or aptitude, in contrast to the selective school system, where admission is restricted on the basis of selection criteria.

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Conservative Party (UK)

The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.

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Court of Chancery

The Court of Chancery was a court of equity in England and Wales that followed a set of loose rules to avoid the slow pace of change and possible harshness (or "inequity") of the common law.

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Cowbridge Grammar School

Cowbridge Grammar School was one of the best-known schools in Wales until its closure in 1974.

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Curriculum

In education, a curriculum (plural: curricula or curriculums) is broadly defined as the totality of student experiences that occur in the educational process.

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David Blunkett

David Blunkett, Baron Blunkett, (born 6 June 1947) is a former British politician, having represented the Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough constituency for 28 years through to 7 May 2015 when he stepped down at the general election.

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Democratic Unionist Party

The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) is a unionist political party in Northern Ireland.

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Direct grant grammar school

A direct grant grammar school was a type of selective secondary school in England and Wales that existed between 1945 and 1976.

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Dissolution of the Monasteries

The Dissolution of the Monasteries, sometimes referred to as the Suppression of the Monasteries, was the set of administrative and legal processes between 1536 and 1541 by which Henry VIII disbanded monasteries, priories, convents and friaries in England and Wales and Ireland, appropriated their income, disposed of their assets, and provided for their former personnel and functions.

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Dominican Order

The Order of Preachers (Ordo Praedicatorum, postnominal abbreviation OP), also known as the Dominican Order, is a mendicant Catholic religious order founded by the Spanish priest Dominic of Caleruega in France, approved by Pope Honorius III via the Papal bull Religiosam vitam on 22 December 1216.

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Donogh O'Malley

Donogh Brendan O'Malley (17 January 1921 – 10 March 1968) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician who served as Minister for Education from 1966 until his death in 1968, Minister for Health from 1965 to 1966, and Minister of State at the Department of Finance from 1961 to 1965.

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Dorothea Beale

Dorothea Beale LL.D. (21 March 1831 – 9 November 1906) was a suffragist, educational reformer, author and Principal of the Cheltenham Ladies' College and founder of St Hilda's College, Oxford.

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Drogheda Grammar School

Drogheda Grammar School is an Irish co-educational multi-denominational boarding and day school, located on the Mornington Road, Drogheda, County Louth.

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Dundalk Grammar School

Dundalk Grammar School, is an independent school in Dundalk, County Louth.

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Dunman High School

Dunman High School (DHS) is an autonomous co-educational secondary school in Kallang, Singapore, offering the Integrated Programme and the Special Assistance Plan (SAP).

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Education (Administrative Provisions) Act 1907

The 1907 Education (Administrative Provisions) Act (7 Edw. VII) was an Act of Parliament passed by the Liberal government as part of their Liberal reforms package of welfare reforms.

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Education Act 1944

The Education Act 1944 (7 and 8 Geo 6 c. 31) made numerous major changes in the provision and governance of secondary schools in England and Wales.

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Edward VI of England

Edward VI (12 October 1537 – 6 July 1553) was King of England and Ireland from 28 January 1547 until his death.

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Egerton Ryerson

Adolphus Egerton Ryerson (1803–1882) was a Canadian Methodist minister, educator, politician, and public education advocate in early Ontario.

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Elementary school (United States)

An elementary school is the main point of delivery of primary education in the United States, for children between the ages of 4–11 and coming between pre-kindergarten and secondary education.

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Eleven-plus

The eleven-plus (11-plus) is an examination administered to some students in England and Northern Ireland in their last year of primary education, which governs admission to grammar schools and other secondary schools which use academic selection.

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Endowed Schools Act 1869

The Endowed Schools Act 1869 was introduced in Britain during William Ewart Gladstone’s first ministry, to restructure endowed grammar schools.

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English Reformation

The English Reformation was a series of events in 16th century England by which the Church of England broke away from the authority of the Pope and the Roman Catholic Church.

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Epsom Girls' Grammar School

Epsom Girls Grammar School is a state secondary school for girls ranging from years 9 to 13 in Auckland, New Zealand.

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Eric James, Baron James of Rusholme

Eric John Francis James, Baron James of Rusholme (13 April 1909 – 16 May 1992) was a prominent British educator.

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Eton College

Eton College is an English independent boarding school for boys in Eton, Berkshire, near Windsor.

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Francis Michael Longstreth Thompson

Francis Michael Longstreth Thompson (13 August 1925 – 23 August 2017) was an English economic and social historian.

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Friars School, Bangor

Ysgol Friars is a comprehensive school in Bangor, Gwynedd, and one of the oldest schools in Wales.

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Galt Collegiate Institute and Vocational School

Galt Collegiate Institute and Vocational School (GCI) is one of sixteen secondary schools in the Waterloo Region District School Board, located in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada.

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Galt, Ontario

Galt is a community in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario on the Grand River.

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GCE Advanced Level (United Kingdom)

The General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level, or A Level, is a main school leaving qualification in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.

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GCE Ordinary Level

The O Level (Ordinary Level; official title: General Certificate of Education: Ordinary Level) is a subject-based qualification conferred as part of the General Certificate of Education.

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Geelong Grammar School

Geelong Grammar School is an independent Anglican co-educational boarding and day school.

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General Certificate of Education

The General Certificate of Education (GCE) is a subject specific family of academic qualifications that awarding bodies in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Crown dependencies and a few Commonwealth countries, notably Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Malaysia and Singapore, confer on students.

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Geography

Geography (from Greek γεωγραφία, geographia, literally "earth description") is a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of Earth.

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Grammar Schools Act 1860

The Grammar Schools Act 1860 was passed by Queensland's first parliament in 1860 and allowed for the establishment of a grammar school in any town where £1000 could be raised locally.

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Grammar schools debate

The grammar schools debate is a debate about the merits and demerits of the existence of grammar schools in the United Kingdom.

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Guild

A guild is an association of artisans or merchants who oversee the practice of their craft/trade in a particular area.

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Gymnasium (school)

A gymnasium is a type of school with a strong emphasis on academic learning, and providing advanced secondary education in some parts of Europe comparable to British grammar schools, sixth form colleges and US preparatory high schools.

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Harrow School

Harrow School is an independent boarding school for boys in Harrow, London, England.

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Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference

The Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference (HMC) is an association of the headmasters or headmistresses of 283 independent schools (both boarding schools and day schools) in the United Kingdom, Crown dependencies and the Republic of Ireland.

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High School of Glasgow

The High School of Glasgow is an independent, co-educational day school in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Higher School Certificate (England and Wales)

The Higher School Certificate (HSC) was an educational attainment standard qualification in England and Wales, established by the Secondary Schools Examination Council (SSEC).

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History

History (from Greek ἱστορία, historia, meaning "inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation") is the study of the past as it is described in written documents.

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History of education in England

The history of education in England is documented from Saxon settlement of England, and the setting up of the first cathedral schools in 597 and 604.

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Hodder & Stoughton

Hodder & Stoughton is a British publishing house, now an imprint of Hachette.

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.

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Independent school (United Kingdom)

In the United Kingdom, independent schools (also private schools) are fee-paying private schools, governed by an elected board of governors and independent of many of the regulations and conditions that apply to state-funded schools.

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International General Certificate of Secondary Education

The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is an English language curriculum offered to students to prepare them for International Baccalaureate, A Level and BTEC Level 3 (which is recommended for higher-tier students).

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Ipswich Grammar School

Ipswich Grammar School is an independent, non-denominational, day and boarding school for boys, located in Ipswich, a city situated on the Bremer River in South East Queensland, Australia.

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James VI and I

James VI and I (James Charles Stuart; 19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625) was King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the Scottish and English crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death in 1625.

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John Colborne, 1st Baron Seaton

Field Marshal John Colborne, 1st Baron Seaton (16 February 1778 – 17 April 1863) was a British Army officer and Colonial Governor.

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John Graves Simcoe

John Graves Simcoe (25 February 1752 – 26 October 1806) was a British Army general and the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada from 1791 until 1796 in southern Ontario and the watersheds of Georgian Bay and Lake Superior.

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John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon

John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon, (4 June 1751 – 13 January 1838) was a British barrister and politician.

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King Edward's School

King Edward's School or King Edward VI School may refer to.

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King George V School, Seremban

King George V School, Seremban is a day national secondary school (sekolah menengah kebangsaan) in Malaysia.

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King's School, Macclesfield

The King's School in Macclesfield is an independent school for day pupils in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, and a member of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference.

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King's School, Rochester

The King's School, Rochester is an English independent school in Rochester, Kent.

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Kingston Collegiate and Vocational Institute

Kingston Collegiate and Vocational Institute (K.C.V.I.) is a secondary school in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

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Labour Party (UK)

The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.

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Languages of Europe

Most languages of Europe belong to the Indo-European language family.

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Latin

Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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Latin school

The Latin school was the grammar school of 14th to 19th-century Europe, though the latter term was much more common in England.

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Launceston Church Grammar School

Launceston Church Grammar School (informally Launceston Grammar or simply Grammar, commonly abbreviated to LCGS) is an Anglican co-educational private school in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia for Early Learning through to Grade 12.

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Leeds Grammar School

Leeds Grammar School was an independent school in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

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Liberal arts education

Liberal arts education (from Latin "free" and "art or principled practice") can claim to be the oldest programme of higher education in Western history.

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Liberal Democrats (UK)

The Liberal Democrats (often referred to as Lib Dems) are a liberal British political party, formed in 1988 as a merger of the Liberal Party and the Social Democratic Party (SDP), a splinter group from the Labour Party, which had formed the SDP–Liberal Alliance from 1981.

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List of English and Welsh endowed schools (19th century)

This is a list of endowed schools in England and Wales existing in the early part of the 19th century.

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Local education authority

Local education authorities (LEAs) are the local councils in England and Wales that are responsible for education within their jurisdiction.

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London School of Economics

The London School of Economics (officially The London School of Economics and Political Science, often referred to as LSE) is a public research university located in London, England and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

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Lord Chancellor

The Lord Chancellor, formally the Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain, is the highest ranking among those Great Officers of State which are appointed regularly in the United Kingdom, nominally outranking even the Prime Minister.

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Magnet school

In the U.S. education system, magnet schools are public schools with specialized courses or curricula.

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Malay College Kuala Kangsar

Kolej Melayu Kuala Kangsar (The Malay College Kuala Kangsar; abbreviated MCKK; formerly known as Maktab Melayu Kuala Kangsar) is a premier residential school in Malaysia.

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Malaysia

Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.

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Manchester Grammar School

The Manchester Grammar School (MGS) is the largest independent day school for boys in the United Kingdom (ages 7–18) and is located in Manchester, England.

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Maris Stella High School

Maris Stella High School (MSHS) is a government-aided, all-boys Catholic secondary school with autonomous status and an affiliated primary school section.

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Marist Brothers

The Marist Brothers of the Schools, commonly known as simply the Marist Brothers, is an international community of Catholic Religious Institute of Brothers.

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Marlborough College

Marlborough College is an independent boarding and day school in Marlborough, Wiltshire, England.

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Massachusetts Bay Colony

The Massachusetts Bay Colony (1628–1691) was an English settlement on the east coast of North America in the 17th century around the Massachusetts Bay, the northernmost of the several colonies later reorganized as the Province of Massachusetts Bay.

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Massachusetts School Laws

The Massachusetts School Laws were three legislative acts of 1642, 1647 and 1648 enacted in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

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Mathematics

Mathematics (from Greek μάθημα máthēma, "knowledge, study, learning") is the study of such topics as quantity, structure, space, and change.

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Melbourne Grammar School

Melbourne Grammar School is an independent, Anglican, day and boarding school predominantly for boys, located in South Yarra and Caulfield, suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Methodism

Methodism or the Methodist movement is a group of historically related denominations of Protestant Christianity which derive their inspiration from the life and teachings of John Wesley, an Anglican minister in England.

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Methodist Girls' School, Singapore

Methodist Girls' School (MGS) is a girls' independent school, consisting of two sections – the Primary School and Secondary School, located in Bukit Timah, Singapore.

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Middle Ages

In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.

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Mount Albert Grammar School

Mount Albert Grammar School (MAGS) is a semi co-educational state secondary school in Mount Albert in central Auckland, New Zealand.

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Mount Roskill Grammar School

Mount Roskill Grammar School is a secondary school in the suburb of Mount Roskill, Auckland, officially opened in 1954.

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Najib Razak

Dato' Sri Haji Mohammad Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak (Jawi: حاج محمد نجيب بن تون حاج عبدالرازق; born 23 July 1953) is a Malaysian politician who served as the 6th Prime Minister of Malaysia from 2009 to 2018.

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Nanyang Girls' High School

Nanyang Girls' High School (NYGH) is a premier all-girls secondary school in Singapore.

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National Foundation for Educational Research

The National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) was founded in 1946 as a centre for educational research and development in England and Wales.

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National Grammar Schools Association

The National Grammar Schools Association is an organisation in the United Kingdom which campaigns for the promotion of selective education.

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Natural science

Natural science is a branch of science concerned with the description, prediction, and understanding of natural phenomena, based on empirical evidence from observation and experimentation.

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New England

New England is a geographical region comprising six states of the northeastern United States: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.

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New Zealand

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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North London Collegiate School

North London Collegiate School is an independent day school for girls in London.

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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.

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Northern Ireland Assembly

The Northern Ireland Assembly (Tionól Thuaisceart Éireann, Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlan Assemblie) is the devolved legislature of Northern Ireland.

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Ontario

Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada.

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Oswestry School

Oswestry School is an ancient, co-educational independent school, located in Oswestry, Shropshire, England.

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Oxford

Oxford is a city in the South East region of England and the county town of Oxfordshire.

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Part of speech

In traditional grammar, a part of speech (abbreviated form: PoS or POS) is a category of words (or, more generally, of lexical items) which have similar grammatical properties.

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Partially selective school (England)

In England, a partially selective school is one of a few dozen state-funded secondary schools that select a proportion of their intake by ability or aptitude, permitted as a continuation of arrangements that existed prior to 1997.

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Penang Free School

Penang Free School, located at Green Lane in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, is the oldest English-medium school in Southeast Asia.

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Peranakan

Peranakan Chinese, or Straits-born Chinese, are the descendants of Chinese immigrants who came to the Malay archipelago including British Malaya (now Malaysia and Singapore, where they are also referred to as Baba-Nyonya) and Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia; where they are also referred as Kiau-Seng) and southern Thailand, primarily in Phuket and Ranong between the 15th and 17th centuries.

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Peter Blundell

Peter Blundell (c. 1520 – 1601) was a prosperous clothier, trading between Tiverton and London.

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Prime Minister of Malaysia

The Prime Minister of Malaysia (Perdana Menteri Malaysia) is the head of government and the highest political office in Malaysia.

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Public school (United Kingdom)

A public school in England and Wales is a long-established, student-selective, fee-charging independent secondary school that caters primarily for children aged between 11 or 13 and 18, and whose head teacher is a member of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference (HMC).

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Public Schools Act 1868

The Public Schools Act 1868 was enacted by the British Parliament to reform and regulate seven of the leading English boys' schools of the time, most of which had grown out of ancient charity schools for the education of a certain number of poor scholars, but were then, as they do today, also educating many sons of the English upper and upper-middle classes on a fee-paying basis.

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Pulteney Grammar School

Pulteney Grammar School is an independent, Anglican, co-educational, private day school.

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Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency

The Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency (QCDA) was a charity, and an executive non-departmental public body (NDPB) of the Department for Education.

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Queensland

Queensland (abbreviated as Qld) is the second-largest and third-most populous state in the Commonwealth of Australia.

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Raffles Girls' School (Secondary)

Raffles Girls' School (RGS) is an independent girls' school providing pre-tertiary education in Singapore, established in 1879, making it one of the oldest secondary schools in the country.

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Raffles Institution

Raffles Institution (RI), founded in 1823, is the oldest school in Singapore for pre-tertiary education.

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Rathmore Grammar School

Rathmore Grammar School, normally referred to simply as "Rathmore", is a Catholic grammar school in Finaghy, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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Realm of New Zealand

The Realm of New Zealand is the entire area (or realm) in which the Queen of New Zealand is head of state.

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Republic of Ireland

Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.

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Ripon Grammar School

Ripon Grammar School is a co-educational, selective grammar school in Ripon, North Yorkshire, England.

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Robbins Report

The Robbins Report (the report of the Committee on Higher Education, chaired by Lord Robbins) was commissioned by the British government and published in 1963.

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Rote learning

Rote learning is a memorization technique based on repetition.

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Royal High School, Edinburgh

The Royal High School (RHS) of Edinburgh is a co-educational school administered by the City of Edinburgh Council.

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Rugby School

Rugby School is a day and boarding co-educational independent school in Rugby, Warwickshire, England.

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Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson LL.D. (18 September 1709 – 13 December 1784), often referred to as Dr.

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School

A school is an institution designed to provide learning spaces and learning environments for the teaching of students (or "pupils") under the direction of teachers.

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School Certificate (United Kingdom)

The United Kingdom School Certificate was an educational attainment standard qualification, established in 1918 by the Secondary Schools Examinations Council (SSEC).

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School Standards and Framework Act 1998

The School Standards and Framework Act 1998 was the major education legislation passed by the incoming Labour government led by Tony Blair.

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Scottish Reformation

The Scottish Reformation was the process by which Scotland broke with the Papacy and developed a predominantly Calvinist national Kirk (church), which was strongly Presbyterian in outlook.

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Scrivener

A scrivener (or scribe) was a person who could read and write or who wrote letters to court and legal documents.

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Secondary modern school

A secondary modern school is a type of secondary school that existed throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland, from 1944 until the 1970s under the Tripartite System and still persist in Northern Ireland, where they are usually referred to simply as Secondary schools, and in areas of England, such as Buckinghamshire (where they are referred to as community schools), Lincolnshire, Wirral Medway and Kent where they are called high schools.

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Secondary school

A secondary school is both an organization that provides secondary education and the building where this takes place.

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Selective school

A selective school is a school that admits students on the basis of some sort of selection criteria, usually academic.

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Self-help

Self-help or self-improvement is a self-guided improvementAPA Dictionary of Physicology, 1st ed., Gary R. VandenBos, ed., Washington: American Psychological Association, 2007.

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Separation of church and state

The separation of church and state is a philosophic and jurisprudential concept for defining political distance in the relationship between religious organizations and the nation state.

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Shrewsbury School

Shrewsbury School is an English co-educational independent school for pupils aged 13 to 18 in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, founded by Edward VI in 1552 by Royal Charter.

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Singapore Chinese Girls' School

Singapore Chinese Girls' School (Abbreviation: SCGS) is an independent, all-girls school in Bukit Timah, Singapore.

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Sinn Féin

Sinn Féin (isbn) is a left-wing Irish republican political party active in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

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Sligo Grammar School

Sligo Grammar School is a private fee paying co-educational boarding school located on "The Mall" in Sligo.

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Spalding Grammar School

Spalding Grammar School (SGS), fully known as The Queen Elizabeth Royal Free Grammar School Spalding, is a boys' grammar school located on Priory Road in Spalding, Lincolnshire, England, for pupils aged 11 to 18.

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Specialist schools programme

The specialist schools programme was a UK government initiative which encouraged secondary schools in England to specialise in certain areas of the curriculum to boost achievement.

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St Andrews Agreement

The St Andrews Agreement (Comhaontú Chill Rímhinn; Ulster Scots: St Andra's 'Greement, St Andrew's Greeance or St Andrae's Greeance) was an agreement between the British and Irish governments and Northern Ireland's political parties in relation to the devolution of power in the region.

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St. George's Institution, Taiping

Saint George's Institution (Institusi Saint George; abbreviated SGI) is a public all-boys (and girls for Sixth Form) and is one of the oldest schools in Taiping, Perak.

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St. John's Institution

St.

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Stamford Raffles

Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles, FRS (6 July 1781 – 5 July 1826) was a British statesman, Lieutenant-Governor of British Java (1811–1815) and Governor-General of Bencoolen (1817–1822), best known for his founding of Modern Singapore.

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State-funded schools (England)

English State-funded schools provide education to pupils between the ages of 3 and 18 without charge.

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Statutory instrument

In many countries, a statutory instrument is a form of delegated legislation.

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Sydney Grammar School

Sydney Grammar School (colloquially known as Grammar) is an independent, non-denominational, day school for boys, located in Darlinghurst, Edgecliff and St Ives, all suburbs of Sydney, Australia.

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Takapuna Grammar School

Takapuna Grammar School is a state coeducational secondary school located in the suburb of Belmont on the North Shore of Auckland, New Zealand.

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The Crypt School

The Crypt School is a grammar school with academy status for boys and girls located in the city of Gloucester.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The Independent

The Independent is a British online newspaper.

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The King's School, Canterbury

The King's School is a selective British co-educational independent school for both day and boarding pupils in the English city of Canterbury in Kent.

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The Royal School, Armagh

The Royal School, Armagh is a co-educational grammar school in the city of Armagh in Northern Ireland.

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Theresa May

Theresa Mary May (Brasier; born 1 October 1956) is a British politician serving as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since 2016.

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Thirteen Colonies

The Thirteen Colonies were a group of British colonies on the east coast of North America founded in the 17th and 18th centuries that declared independence in 1776 and formed the United States of America.

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Thomas Arnold

Thomas Arnold (13 June 1795 – 12 June 1842) was an English educator and historian.

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Tracking (education)

Tracking is separating pupils by academic ability into groups for all subjects or certain classes and curriculum within a school.

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Tripartite System of education in England, Wales and Northern Ireland

The Tripartite System was the arrangement of state-funded secondary education between 1945 and the 1970s in England and Wales, and from 1947 to 2009 in Northern Ireland.

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Trivium

The trivium is the lower division of the seven liberal arts and comprises grammar, logic, and rhetoric (input, process, and output).

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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University College London

University College London (UCL) is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

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University of York

The University of York (abbreviated as Ebor or York for post-nominals) is a collegiate plate glass research university located in the city of York, England.

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Upper Canada

The Province of Upper Canada (province du Haut-Canada) was a part of British Canada established in 1791 by the Kingdom of Great Britain, to govern the central third of the lands in British North America and to accommodate Loyalist refugees of the United States after the American Revolution.

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Upper Canada College

Upper Canada College (UCC), located in Toronto, Ontario, is a private school for boys between Senior Kindergarten and Grade Twelve, operating under the International Baccalaureate program.

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Victoria Institution

Victoria Institution (Institusi Victoria), formerly known as SMK Victoria is a secondary school for boys (and girls for Form 6) and one of the oldest schools in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Victorian era

In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.

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Vocation

A vocation is an occupation to which a person is specially drawn or for which they are suited, trained, or qualified.

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William Henry Hadow

Sir William Henry Hadow CBE (27 December 1859 – 8 April 1937) was a leading educational reformer in Great Britain and a musicologist.

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Winchester College

Winchester College is an independent boarding school for boys in the British public school tradition, situated in Winchester, Hampshire.

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