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A level

in Britain
1. 
a. a public examination in a subject taken for the General Certificate of Education (GCE), usually at the age of 17--18
b. the course leading to this examination
c. (as modifier): A-level maths
2. a pass in a particular subject at A level
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The letter comes days after the offi-cial launch by Education Minister Huw Lewis of Wales' new-look GCSE, A-level and Welsh Baccalaureate qualifications.
A-Level students at Middlesbrough College celebrated a 100% pass rate in 17 subjects including Maths, Further Maths, English Literature and English Language.
Abbey College offers a highly-successful oneyear GCSE programme, two year A-level courses and a one-year A-level programme for students who wish to complete their studies in one year.
On top of their A-level studies, sixth formers have also been undertaking independent and rigorous university-style research.
The 18 year-old, who moved to Liverpool11 years ago speaks Russian at home in Walton and needed to pass the subject in A-level in order to take a Russian and Management degree at the University of Leeds.
Mr Gove has also suggested universities should be more involved in designing A-level qualifications.
At A-level the average points score per student has dropped by 26, which Coventry City Council bosses say is because more pupils are taking A-levels and equivalent vocational courses and the extra ones were never on course for such high grades as the others.
A spokeswoman for the careers service Connexions office in Huddersfield said A-level students who narrowly missed their grades might still be accepted by their university or college.
Of these inquiries, 18% of GCSE grades (15,825 in total) were altered, along with 10% of A-level grades (5,705 in total).
The A-level pass rate has been improving for 26 years in a row with a further rise expected this year to more than 97 per cent of entries.
Jack said: "I enjoy doing maths and wanted to take my A-level early.
It takes a hell of a lot of work to get through an A-level and with the AS-levels there is a lot of extra pressure on students.