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Ordinary Grade

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Definition of Ordinary Grade in English:

noun

(Formerly in Scotland) the lower of the two main levels of the Scottish Certificate of Education examination: grades 1, 2, or 3 in two subjects at the ordinary grade Compare with Higher.
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  • The introduction of the Ordinary grade in 1962 is entirely within this tradition; the projected Advanced grade is less clearly so.
  • It initially included examinations and awards at both Ordinary Grade and Higher Grade.

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