Definition of schoolgoing in English:



  • Attending school.

    ‘parents of schoolgoing children’
    ‘children of schoolgoing age’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘May is an expensive month for those who have schoolgoing children.’
    • ‘The Christian Brothers opened their doors to the schoolgoing boys of Callan in September 1868.’
    • ‘Children aged between two years nine months up to schoolgoing age are welcome.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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?’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘There are also facilities that teach parents about caring for their children from toddlers to schoolgoing age.’
    • ‘This service is open to any child of schoolgoing age.’
    • ‘As any parent of schoolgoing kids knows, headlice outbreaks are fairly common.’
    • ‘Seeing such enthusiasm reminds me of my schoolgoing days.’