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 examinations and a student at this stage is called a sixth-former.

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • sixth-form college — ➡ further education * * * …   Universalium


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