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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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Sixth-form musicians Ben Pinto, Tom Barnes, Sabrina Pagliarini, Becky Tidd, Tilly Langford, Saffy Baker and Annalise Graham then took over the background ambience.
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.
Unions say an pounds 800 pay rise which was due to come into effect in April is not enough to bring salaries in line with those in English sixth-forms.
The sixth-form centre will provide a choice of private study areas as well as collaborative space.
Following many years of planning and preparation, we are delighted to open the sixth-form centre and welcome our students.
THE new sixth-form centre at Bilton School in Rugby has been formally opened.
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.
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.