S level


S level

noun

: the highest of three tests in a particular subject that students in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland take usually at the age of 18

Full Definition of S LEVEL

1
:  the highest of three standardized British examinations in a secondary school subject used as a qualification for university entrance; also :  successful completion of an S-level examination in a particular subject —called also Scholarship level — compare a level, o level
2
a :  the level of education required to pass an S-level examination
b :  a course leading to an S-level examination

Examples of S LEVEL

  1. She got an A in her S levels in math, physics, and chemistry.

First Known Use of S LEVEL

1951

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