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(in Scotland) the more advanced of the two main levels of the Scottish Certificate of Education:‘school-leavers with three Highers or more’
- ‘Jemma is 17 and is studying for her Highers in Aberdeen.’
- ‘The school is one of the 10% in Scotland which offer English A levels rather than Highers and there is a growing interest in this option.’
- ‘The old O-grade exam was seen as being too academic and of little relevance, unless the student planned to continue with Highers and then university education.’
- ‘Children at the school worked towards Scottish Highers, but the subjects on offer depended on the staff the school could recruit.’
- ‘It's also the next step in your education after A2s, AS Levels, Scottish Highers or other advanced level qualifications.’
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