A separate school usually including the first three elementary grades and, sometimes, kindergarten.
A school usually including the first three or four grades of elementary school and sometimes kindergarten.
(education) The first formal, obligatoryschool. Usually begins with kindergarten or first grade and ends at fifth or sixth grade.
The child's mother was tearful as he boarded the bus for his first day of primary school.
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Primary-school Sentence Examples
Even though it's possible to learn from a distance and attain teaching certifications from nearly anywhere in the world, primary-school teachers are only allowed to practice in the states where they are licensed to teach.
In addition, girls of primary school age are only half as sporty as boys.
One good feature of the Russian primary school system, however, is that in many villages there are school gardens or fields; in nearly moo schools, bee-keeping, and in 300 silkworm culture is taught; while in some 900 schools the children receive instruction in various trades; and in 300 schools in slojd (a system of manual training originated in Finland).
This is really important when the primary school timetable is so pressurized!
On Thursday at Stoke Mandeville Stadium a local primary school was using the pool for their weekly lessons.