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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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Regulations are also being made to extend the right to sixth-formers in maintained special schools to withdraw themselves from religious worship.
Research among sixth-formers reveals that school leavers are underestimating the cost of living at university by a potential GBP110 million compared to undergraduate spending figures[1]
FINE VOICE: Laura Holt, Jarij Russell, Emma Haynes and sixth-former Sam Ferry, penned winning carols Main picture: JASON ROBERTS
It is understood the sixth-former suffered head and other injuries in the fall.
The award is given annually to a sixth-former for outstanding performance in sciences.
Summary: The trial of child killer Peter Tobin for abducting and murdering a sixth-former 18 years ago has been adjourned after he was taken ill.
An astonishing spat has broken out between a sixth-former and his head teacher, because pupils want more discipline at school.
This is to encourage more teachers and sixth-formers to "raise their sights" and send their brightest pupils to at least have a go at getting into Oxbridge.
The sixth-formers from Framwellgate School in Durham City will be tackling major issues of the day, including debates on making progress towards peace and justice in the world and how they can encourage sustainable development.
Summary: One in 12 A-level exams have been awarded an A* grade as sixth-formers scored another recordbreaking year of results.
Sixth-formers at the school in Warwick Road, have organised their own RAG week and plan to donate the money to the Helen Ley Centre near Leamington, Birmingham Children's Hospital and the Coventry Emmaus Centre.
SIXTH-formers will have to agree to "no knife" contracts drawn up by head teachers before being allowed to sit A-level courses.