academy (noun) · academies (plural noun) · Academy (noun) · the Academy (noun)
Difference Between School and Academy Definition. School generally refers to an institute for educating children. ... Education. School is a place that provides primary and secondary education. ... Subjects. In a School, different subjects (in different areas) are taught. ... Students. A School's students are children. ...
Academies are independent, state-funded schools, which receive their funding directly from central government, rather than through a local authority. The day-to-day running of the school is with the head teacher or principal, but they are overseen by individual charitable bodies called academy trusts and may be part of an academy chain.
Definition of 'academic'. academic. Academic is used to describe things that relate to the work done in schools, colleges, and universities, especially work which involves studying and reasoning rather than practical or technical skills. Their academic standards are high.
Definition of academia. : the life, community, or world of teachers, schools, and education : academe scientists in industry and academia a career in academia.