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primary school

a school for children below the age of 11

secondary school

a school for young people usually between the ages of 11 and 18

independent school

a school in Britain that is not controlled by the government or local authorities

private school

a school under control of a private organisation which accepts mostly fee-paying students

public school

in England and Wales a private independent fee-paying secondary school

comprehensive school

a secondary school for children of all abilities from the same district

grammar school

in Britain a state secondary school providing an education with an academic bias for children who are selected by the 11+ exam, teachers' reports and others

mixed sex school

schools where boys and girls study together

selective schools

schools that accept students based on the tests results

free of charge

not costing anything

fee-paying school

a school that you pay money to go to

to cover a fee

have enough money to pay for something

to make sure

to check something so that you can be sure about it

to be located

to be situated