gap year

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gap year

Brit a year's break taken by a student between leaving school and starting further education
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Of the students who dropped a sport in Grade 7 or 8, 66% and 42.4%, respectively, (55.1% of the combined sub-sample) began new sports in the dropout year or later.
For the majority of sport dropouts, their withdrawal was from a specific sport and was not permanent withdrawal, since over 70% of the total sample dropouts were competing in at least one other sport at the time of withdrawal, 55% of the Grade 7/8 subsample began a new sport in the dropout year or later, and 10% of the entire sample rejoined the dropped sport after a gap of 1-6 years.