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sixth form

n
(Education) (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
ˈsixth-ˌformer n
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sixth form

nultimo biennio delle superiori
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The sixth form stood close by the door on the left, some thirty in number, mostly great big grown men, as Tom thought, surveying them from a distance with awe; the fifth form behind them, twice their number, and not quite so big.
The Sixth Form room was in a part of the old abbey which had been restored, and it had a gothic window: Philip tried to cheat his boredom by drawing this over and over again; and sometimes out of his head he drew the great tower of the Cathedral or the gateway that led into the precincts.
The big house with the old family furniture; the rather dirty, far from stylish, but respectful footmen, unmistakably old house serfs who had stuck to their master; the stout, good-natured wife in a cap with lace and a Turkish shawl, petting her pretty grandchild, her daughter's daughter; the young son, a sixth form high school boy, coming home from school, and greeting his father, kissing his big hand; the genuine, cordial words and gestures of the old man--all this had the day before roused an instinctive feeling of respect and sympathy in Levin.
Did any of the sixth form young ladies wish to accompany her?
The sixth form consisted of four studious young ladies, whose goal in life for the present was an examination by one of the Universities, or, as the college phrase was, "the Cambridge Local.
Kevin Rodgers, group chief executive of WM Housing Group, visited Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School's Sixth Form open evening to give an inspirational talk to visitors.
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Byline: Preit Chahal Director of Gosforth Academy Sixth Form
NEWCASTLE Sixth Form College has a strong reputation for its modern facilities and broad range of A level subjects.
An exciting new Sixth Form College will open its doors in South Liverpool this September, offering a rich, innovative curriculum and state of the art facilities to students from across Liverpool, Merseyside and beyond.
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Conyers sixth Form celebrated the most impressive set of A-level results yet, with 62% of students A*-B grades.