sixth former


sixth former
sixth formers
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A sixth former is a pupil who is in the sixth form at a British school.

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • sixth-former — England, Wales Students aged 16 19 attending post compulsory education, notionally described as Key Stage 5, in a school or sixth form college . Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. www.practicallaw.com.… …   Law dictionary

  • sixth-former — noun a student in the sixth form • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, ↑Great Britain • Hypernyms: ↑student, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sixth-former — see sixth former …   English dictionary

  • sixth form — n. a senior section in some British, Australian, and New Zealand secondary schools, in which students continue preparation for college, do specialized work, study for A levels, etc. sixth former [siksth′fôr′mər] n. * * * n the classes that make… …   Universalium

  • sixth form — n the highest level in the British school system. Children aged between 16 and 18 stay in the sixth form for two years while they prepare to take ↑A levels (=the highest level of school exams) . >sixth former n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sixth form — n. a senior section in some British, Australian, and New Zealand secondary schools, in which students continue preparation for college, do specialized work, study for A levels, etc. sixth former [siksth′fôr′mər] n …   English World dictionary

  • sixth form — noun : the highest form of a British secondary school traditionally representing the moral and intellectual leadership of the school * * * sixth form noun (the classes studying in) the (usu) two years of preparation for A level examinations in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sixth — n. & adj. n. 1 the position in a sequence corresponding to that of the number 6 in the sequence 1 6. 2 something occupying this position. 3 any of six equal parts of a thing. 4 Mus. a an interval or chord spanning six consecutive notes in the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sixth form — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms sixth form : singular sixth form plural sixth forms the last stage of school in England and Wales for students between the ages of 16 and 18. Students in the sixth form study for a level… …   English dictionary

  • former — 1 adjective (only before noun) 1 happening or existing before, but not now: The coal industry is now barely half its former size. | civil war in the former Yugoslavia | former president/soldier/wife etc (=someone who was a president etc, but who… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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