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Attending school.‘parents of schoolgoing children’‘children of schoolgoing age’
- ‘One of her young schoolgoing daughters spoke at the funeral and what she said about her mother brought tears to the eyes of most of us present.’
- ‘In 1930, he undertook a study to help schoolgoing boys who had not sufficient family support to provide for their further education and school texts.’
- ‘As any parent of schoolgoing kids knows, headlice outbreaks are fairly common.’
- ‘All the local crèches were full, or could not cope with the requirements of a schoolgoing child in need of after-school care, a toddler, and a new-born baby.’
- ‘Set up by a Dubliner to provide vital health services to schoolgoing children, St Joseph's is run as a small clinic that is affiliated to a local school.’
- ‘There are also facilities that teach parents about caring for their children from toddlers to schoolgoing age.’
- ‘The Christian Brothers opened their doors to the schoolgoing boys of Callan in September 1868.’
- ‘May is an expensive month for those who have schoolgoing children.’
- ‘Seeing such enthusiasm reminds me of my schoolgoing days.’
- ‘This service is open to any child of schoolgoing age.’
- ‘Children aged between two years nine months up to schoolgoing age are welcome.’
- ‘Why, amidst all the proposals, have we never reached a situation where schoolgoing children, at least, can attend the doctor and receive medication free of charge?’
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