The 'school' group
These nouns refer to places or institutions.
at camp at church at college at court at home at kindergarten at nursery at school at sea at table at university at work at the airport at the bar at the cinema at the Department of ... at the graveside (of...) at the scene at the station at the supermarket at his bedside at his home
He was met at the airport by his host the Chinese deputy foreign minister.
His wife Jennifer is at his bedside.
I'm at Mark's house.
We had dinner at a restaurant, The Doric, in Attleborough.
When I was at school I was really into sport.
Fred's naval officer father was lost at sea before his birth.
The following are used as normal count nouns. This use is productive: any noun which refers to a place or institution can be used in this way. This list contains the most frequent.
bar camp checkpoint church club college desk flat hospital house nursery office police station pub restaurant school service station stadium table university village