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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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"The nursery children have been taken to our Deeside 6th Form Centre site.
Claire Lynch (now Lewis) was in the Upper 6th Form, I was 17 in the Lower 6th form and James Hardy was doing his GCSEs.
But when the film shudders to a halt in order to explore a 6th form common room that turns out to be a teen paradise of dancing and makeovers, today's children may find their attention drifting.
Bromsgrove School held their Commemoration Day and the 6th Form Leavers' Ball recently.
Rob Allen, this year's facilitator says, 'By bringing in 6th form students, with their fresh outlook on the problem they can provide genuine 'outside the box' thinking which leads to innovative solutions to existing problems.'
This year we were heading to Emmanuel College, Gateshead, with the Year 7 Cross Country, Year 8 Netball, Year 9 Hockey, Year 9 Football, Year 10 Rugby and 6th form Volleyball teams.
Zack, who is hoping to study Music at University next year, said: "I have always enjoyed performing and playing the piano but it is only in 6th Form that I have really got into composing.
"While it is sad that our sixth Form will close in August, 2017, the final decision, taken by the Minister, does mean that the Academy is now in a stronger financial position that will enable us to continue to make improvements I have request 6th form parliamentary of state for students in Key Stage 3 and 4 in future years.
Shelley College's 6th form netball team are Yorkshire champions.
Just ask those who haven't done well in their GCSEs and are now in 6th form state schools after being kicked out for not achieving a neat set of As and A*s and therefore affecting the school league table positions and the power to charge huge fees.