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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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Come along to our taster day to gain an insight into sixth-form life at Haberdashers' Monmouth schools
The aim of The Rhyl Sixth is to secure the long-term future of sixth-form education in Rhyl.
It's become increasingly obvious that there's a demand for a sixth-form, which is why we've introduced plans to refurbish the stable block.
The sixth-form centre will provide a choice of private study areas as well as collaborative space.
All lower sixth-form groups have been taking part in tutorials and challenges.
Pupils at the new sixth-form centre must wear office clothes, promise not to take holidays in term time and try to fit in voluntary work alongside their studies.
The Peers into Schools programme operates in all regions of the UK sending members of the House of Lords into schools and sixth-form colleges to talk to young people about the work and role of the Lords.
Belgrave is one of the secondary schools which stands to lose its sixth form provision as a result of Staffordshire County Council's plans to turn Woodhouse Business and Enterprise College into an academy, centralising all sixth-form provision at the school.
A report by education body Cambridge Education pinpointed perceived weaknesses in sixth-form provision.
The firm ISG Totty Building is putting up a sixth-form centre at Shelley College, a specialist science school.
I should imagine that many secondary teachers find the teaching of sixth-form pupils and the tackling of more advanced subject-matter to be some of the most rewarding aspects of the job.
A private school in the Midlands is to extend its curriculum by launching a sixth-form from September.