A Level Exams


A Level Exams
abbr.
Advanced Level Exams. Examinations taken at the end of the second year in the sixth form, normally in two or three subjects, occasionally in four subjects, used to assess students for university entrance. Traditional A Levels have now been split into AS exams normally taken at the end of the first year in the sixth form and A2 exams normally taken at the end of the second year. Students usually take fewer A2 exams than AS.

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