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|Italian to English translations [PRO]|
|Italian term or phrase: scuola media|
|For British consumption|
|junior school or middle school|
Now I'm going to be a total pain and preach. The man said BRITISH consumption. I suspect he's not at all interested in what it may be over the water.
When I went to school I did infants,junior and grammar school - the latter because I was a swot and won a scholarship at the age of 11 (it was called the 11+). Those who were unsuccessful simply went to senior school which guaranteed them education to the age of 16. In the grammar school you could stay on until you were 18 and sit state exams called A level GCEs which you couldn't go to university or polytechnic without.
At some stage some schools began to Europeanise their names and called themselves first, middle and high school. Some didn't.
If you want my advice - call it junior school.
These are the references...all strictly BLIGHTY or of British influence
"... Woodlands Junior school is situated in Tonbridge, Kent, in the south east corner of England. Our web site, Woodlands Web, supports the work we do in our school ...
Description: Serves the Tonbridge community, provides quality education for children age 7-11 years.
Category: Regional > Europe > United Kingdom > England > Kent > Tonbridge > Education
Leys Farm Junior School Home Page
Welcome to Leys Farm Junior School. Click the link to enter our main site ... Description: Co-educational, mixed junior school for 7-11 year olds, serving part of Bottesford near Scunthorpe. Category: Regional > Europe > ... > England > Lincolnshire > Scunthorpe > Education
Knox Junior School
Knox Junior School. Spaldings Jamaica. With all the new methods of imparting knowledge to our children ...
Description: Provides a history and profile, image gallery, noticeboard and staff vacancy details.
Category: Regional > Caribbean > Jamaica > Education
Junior School in Nicosia Cyprus
The Junior School in Nicosia Cyprus. ... Pre Reception
/ Infant / Junior Independent Day School. ...
Description: A kindergarten and Junior School for children up to 12 years in Nicosia, Cyprus.
Category: Regional > Middle East > Cyprus > Education > Schools
Fryern Junior School
... Fryern Junior School. Your browser does not display frames, so you will need to go to the No Frames ...
Westdale Junior School: Home Page
WESTDALE JUNIOR SCHOOL. Welcome to the home pages of Westdale Junior School. Head teacher: Mr ...
Description: Primary school in Mapperley, Nottingham
Category: Regional > Europe > ... > England > Nottinghamshire > Education > Primary Schools
Welcome to Leadgate Junior School
Hello, this is Leadgate Junior School. Welcome to our school. We would like to tell you about Our School, the Activities we have, and the People who Visit Us ...
Description: Provides details and photographs of the school activities and visitors .
Category: Regional > Europe > ... > England > County Durham > Derwentside > Education
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|I polled a couple more Brits around and they only confused me more, saying that all depends on the place in the country (!) and they don't even remember (!) what the schools they attended were called because of the different systems in use(!)|
So, Angela, when I saw your advice "call it junior or middle school" I had to take it because if this were to continue, I would go bananas.
Big thanks to all of you!
Angela, sei un angelo!
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middle school or middle level school
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