finishing school

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a private school for girls that emphasizes training in cultural and social activities

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Anguished pal Tia Hirani, 13 - a classmate of Basma at nearby Crest Girls' Academy - said: "She was the smartest girl in school and everyone liked her.
A PROPOSED new girls' academy in Wirral has come under fire from education chiefs in the borough.
The programme, sponsored by Horizon, incorporates a number of hugely successful schemes, including the exciting new Glamorgan Girls' Academy which is the first of its kind anywhere in the UK.
The prime minister speaking at Harris Girls' Academy in East Dulwich said: "It's a huge problem and we've got to deal with it in a number of different ways.
The Prime Minister, speaking at a girls' academy in London, said: "I want to see a young nation growing up that's healthy and fit.
A very odd pair indeed, Ash is a graduate of a posh girls' academy, a member in good standing of Britain's upper middle class, and the possessor of a pragmatic and sharply analytical mind.
The Vale Resort has transformed its indoor arena into a children's sports and fun academy, where youngsters can choose from a variety of sports, crafts and even a special girls' academy, for just pounds 15 per child per day (aged from one to five).
It included a convent housing a few dozen sisters, a girls' academy, a middle school for 178 girls, Holy Family School for 30 first through third graders and a child development center for 105 preschoolers.
The three Councillors for Lozells and East Handsworth Ward, Hendrina Quinnen, Mahmood Hussain and Waseem Zaffar MBE were all on hand to help to plant the trees, assisted by 13 students from Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy.
Future First takes people in jobs back to their old school or college, like Ashington High School, St Anthony's Catholic Girls' Academy in Sunderland, Churchill Community College in Wallsend and The Hermitage Academy in Chester-le-Street, to act as relatable role models for the young people still there.