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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 forms at both high schools could be scrapped with teaching transferred to a Rhyl college following a report by education body Cambridge Education which pinpointed weaknesses in teaching.
Rebecca, an academic Sixth form scholar at EHS is also studying music at A-Level.
Deborah Byrd, Haseebah's art teacher, said: "This event is open to all sixth form colleges in the country, so it is excellent that hers has been chosen.
Overall, Heaton Manor sixth form performed well again this year at A-level with A* and A grades.
King Edward VI School is committed to continuing to provide boys with a first-class education and believes that co-educational provision is more appropriate in the sixth form.
High-flying sixth form students from 10 colleges and schools across the North East attended the series of masterclasses, which specialised in engineering courses.
SCHOOL sixth forms will face the axe if Anglesey is hit by another Assembly Government funding squeeze on Anglesey, education bosses warned.
One of the aims of the education quango Elwa is to equalise the cost of sixth form education across schools and colleges.
There is an inclusive and supportive atmosphere in the Sixth Form and so, if a student is joining the Academy from elsewhere, settling in is easy because, for all, it is a time of change and self-discovery.
The new facilities include a sixth form common room and social area, a dedicated study and library, eight new classrooms, two large multi-use areas and a sixth-form specific refectory.
Developed from the two separate sixth form centres at Lordswood Girls' and Lordswood Boys' Schools, Harborne, it is a forward-looking sixth form where Post 16 students are able to benefit from wellqualified and inspirational teachers who are committed to ensuring that all students are able to develop key skills, knowledge and understanding and to fulfil their potential.