Definition of Standard Grade in English:

Standard Grade

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  • (In Scotland) the lower of the two main levels of the Scottish Certificate of Education examination. Compare with Higher, GCSE.
    More example sentences
    • It is not compulsory for children in Scotland to take exams such as Standard Grades or Highers, although children need such qualifications in order to attend higher education.
    • Darren is studying for Standard Grades and wants to become an engineer.
    • With more children staying on to do Standard Grades and Highers, perhaps there is a growing interest in tuition for that reason.

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