sixth-form


sixth-form

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • sixth form — sixth forms also sixth form N COUNT: usu sing The sixth form in a British school consists of the classes that pupils go into at the age of about sixteen, usually in order to study for A levels. She was offered her first modelling job while she… …   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 — sixth ,form noun count or uncount the last stage of school in England and Wales for students between the ages of 16 and 18 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Sixth form — The sixth form, in the English, Welsh and Northern Irish education systems, Commonwealth West Indian countries such as Barbados, Belize, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, and Malta is the final (optional) two years of secondary schooling (when… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 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

  • Sixth form — El sixth form, en los sistemas educativos de Inglaterra, Gales, Irlanda del Norte y de las naciones de las Indias Occidentales pertenecientes a la Mancomunidad como Barbados, Belice, Jamaica y Trinidad y Tobago, son los dos últimos años… …   Wikipedia Español

  • sixth form — noun Brit. the two final years at school for students between the ages of 16 and 18 who are preparing for A or AS levels. Derivatives sixth former noun …   English new terms dictionary


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