summer school

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1 Informal, non‐examined courses held in schools during the summer holidays, usually to help pupils improve their attainment in literacy or numeracy, or to undertake a range of creative or sporting activities. Attendance is not obligatory.

2 Residential summer schools are also held, usually on a suitable university campus, by the Open University in order to provide its students with an opportunity to interact and to engage in traditional modes of learning.

Subjects: Education.

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