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sixth form

(in England and Wales) the most senior class in a secondary school to which pupils, usually above the legal leaving age, may proceed to take A levels, retake GCSEs, etc.
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Carroll said a sixth year is usually granted to someone with a family hardship or an injury that causes a player to miss two seasons.
Defensive end Travis Tofi, who has not played this season because of a stress fracture in his foot, said he was also told he was not eligible to apply for a sixth year.
s American Biker Line, a major success for the sixth year in a row at the Sturgis, South Dakota "Bike Rally", was rewarded with a five year license agreement to distribute the "Sturgis" and "Black Hills" logos through 2008.
This is the sixth year the Fergusons have visited the festival and their fourth year of participation.
For the sixth year in a row, SmartMoney Magazine, the Wall Street Journal's magazine of personal business, has named Minnesota-based Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of America(SM) (CSFA) as one of the nation's most efficient nonprofits.
For the sixth year in a row, SmartMoney, the Wall Street Journal's magazine of personal finance, has ranked CSFA as one of the 17 most efficient nonprofits in the country.
His university-wide project leadership in policy and strategic planning will be invaluable as CENIC enters into its sixth year of operation.
As CENIC enters its sixth year, Jim's experience will be of enormous benefit in navigating the inherently challenging environment that brings together higher education and K-12 communities, public and private research organizations, and government partners.
The awards, conferred as "tributes to catalog excellence," mark the sixth year in a row that the Company has been recognized with top honors.
This deferred charge ranges from 5 percent in the first year of share ownership to 1 percent in the sixth year.
Sixty percent of some 7,500 nurses would have a freeze for four years, plus 1 percent each in the fifth and sixth years and up to 2 percent each year in performance pay for six years based on how well patients are served.