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Higher Line breaks: High¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈhʌɪə/

Definition of Higher in English:


(In Scotland) the more advanced of the two main levels of the Scottish Certificate of Education: school-leavers with three Highers or more Compare with Standard Grade, A level.
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  • It's also the next step in your education after A2s, AS Levels, Scottish Highers or other advanced level qualifications.
  • Children at the school worked towards Scottish Highers, but the subjects on offer depended on the staff the school could recruit.
  • 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.
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