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Student bodies and groups of students

class

noun

a group of students who are taught together: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

class

noun

a group of people who finish a course of study together in the same year

dean’s list

noun

a list of the students at a college or university who have achieved the best results

form

noun

a class at school

house

noun

one of the groups that students are divided into in some British schools, in order to compete against each other

set

noun

a group of students in a school who have a particular level of ability in a subject

sixth form

noun

the last stage of school in England and Wales for students between the ages of 16 and 18. Students in the sixth form study for a-level examinations and a student at this stage is called a sixth-former.

stream

noun

a group of school students of about the same age and with the same level of abilities

students’ union

noun

an organization at a university or college that helps its students by providing services and places to meet and play sport

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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