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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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Launching their collective attack on the qualifications - the group claim its content is not of A-level standard - in particular the "weak" treatment of algebra and calculus.
Stories about the youthful wizard Harry Potter featuring alongside Shakespeare in A-level exam papers are easy targets for derision.
There are fears some papers may have been down-marked to try and counter claims that A-Level exams are too easy.
The Conservative government and the local Labour council said last year they were "determined there will be good A-Level provision in Knowsley borough by September, 2017".
If students are not happy with their results, it would cost about PS33 for re-marking a non-priority GCSE paper or more than PS60 for an urgent re-mark with a copy of the script of an A-level paper.
The report said coastal towns and rural areas "fare particularly poorly" with A-level provision, and pointed out that in most areas with low A-level take up, the surrounding local authorities also had below average levels of provision.
Has the level of Modern Language entries declined so drastically if A-level Welsh entries from 2005 to 2014 are included?
Bablake School in Coventry topped the list with an average A-level UCAS points score of 326 and was closely followed by King Henry VIII School with 320 points.
The excellent A-level results achieved by our students speak for themselves.
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.
He said he wanted fewer modules and more exams at the end of two-year A-level courses to "revive the art of deep thought".
After last summer's exams, secondary schools in Wales, England and Northern Ireland, submitted 85,981 GCSE grades and 55,786 A-level grades to be re-marked.