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Advanced Higher

(in Scotland) n
1. (Education)
a. the highest level of qualification offered within the school system, replacing the former Certificate of Sixth Year Studies
b. (as modifier): Advanced Higher Maths.
2. (Education) a pass in a particular subject at Advanced Higher level
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Our 2019 pass rates pay testament to their dedication; Highers 95 per cent, Advanced Highers 91 per cent and 94 per cent at National 5.
Holly Fyvie, 16, got five A Highers has returned to school this year to do Advanced Highers and has her sights set on a career in medicine.
She added: "I'll be crashing a couple of Highers and doing Advanced Highers as well but I am so pleased to have got everything I wanted last year.
Harlaw Academy S6 pupil Laszlo Hadju was celebrating after gaining an A and a B in his Advanced Highers, meaning he has been accepted to study electrical and mechanical engineering at Edinburgh University.
Harlaw Academy student Laszlo Hajdu sat his advanced highers in chemistry and graphics and yesterday was delighted to learn he'd secured a B and an A.
We all have, me, Other Parent, teachers, elder brothers, all suggesting she do advanced highers, but she's having none of it.
Another letter, sent in August 2017, stated: "My daughter is 18 and has just left school with six As in Highers and two As in maths and chemistry in Advanced Highers. She worked incredibly hard for these results without the help of tutors or supported study.
I'll be taking all the skills I've learned back to school for my Advanced Highers."
Also doubled is the number of pupils achieving Advanced Highers.
Higher passes remain stable despite a continuing fall in the number of young people on the school roll, while the number of Advanced Highers being taken continues to grow.
A mixture of GCSEs, National Courses, Highers and Advanced Highers are offered and Steiner pupils perform well above the national average academically.

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