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School pupils - synonyms or related words

A student

noun

a student who is very clever and does well in class activities and examinations

batchmate

noun

Indian English

someone who is in the same class as you

boarder

noun

a boy or girl who lives at a boarding school

classmate

noun

someone in your class at school

day boy

noun

British

a boy who studies at a boarding school but does not live there

day girl

noun

British

a girl who studies at a boarding school but does not live there

dropout

noun

someone who leaves school or college without finishing their course of study

Etonian

noun

someone who goes or has gone to school at Eton, one of the oldest, most expensive, and most respected public schools in the UK

fag

noun

in the past, a boy who had to do small jobs for an older boy in some British public schools (=schools that you pay money to go to)

head boy

noun

British

a senior boy in a school who is the leader of the students and who represents the school on official occasions

head girl

noun

British

a senior girl in a school who is the leader of the students and who represents the school on official occasions

infants

noun

the youngest children in the UK school system, between the ages of four and seven

monitor

noun

a school student who helps a teacher with a particular job

old boy

noun

British

a man who was a student at a particular school or university

old girl

noun

British

a woman who was a student at a particular school or university

prefect

noun

in some schools in the UK, an older student who controls the activities of younger students and helps them to obey the rules

pupil

noun

someone, especially a child, who goes to school or who has lessons in a particular subject

scholar

noun

someone who is given a scholarship to study at a particular school or university

school

noun

all the students and staff at a school

schoolboy

noun

old-fashioned

a boy who goes to school

schoolchild

noun

a child who goes to school

schoolgirl

noun

old-fashioned

a girl who goes to school

schoolkid

noun

informal

a child who goes to school

student

noun

mainly American

a child who goes to school

teacher’s pet

noun

informal

showing disapproval

a student that everyone thinks the teacher likes best

truant

noun

a child who stays away from school without permission

a first/second/third etc year

a student who is in their first/second/third etc year at school or university

first/second/third etc former

a student in the first/second/third etc year of secondary school

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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