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being at a height or level above another

being at a rank above another

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of education beyond the secondary level

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Castlemilk High School often had no pupils getting five or more Highers in the past.
They were out in Croatia and a lot of them had their Highers going on in the background.
Dr Allan added: In the last eight years, the number of entries in science, technology, engineering and maths related subjects at Higher has gone up 12 per cent.
Numbers also increased for Highers courses in graphic communication and hospitality.
But he needn't have worried because he had good enough grades in his Scottish higher exams, a similar qualification to A-levels, for the course he wanted to do which was law at Aberdeen University.
Amazing Grades was designed to help students studying for A-Levels and Scottish Highers.
Pupils across the country were receiving their exam results, including standard grade and highers.
Higher education' is above the standard of `A' levels in England and Wales, and Highers in Scotland, and includes first degrees such as Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Science (BSc); higher degrees such as Master of Arts (MA) and Master of Science (MSc); and research degrees, notably Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Despite the dip in attainment, the total number of pupils passing their Highers is the second best on record at 152,701.
The introduction of new qualifications is progressing well, with provisional entries for Highers indicating a record high number will be sat this year.
The new approach, pioneered in the States, has seen pupils at the school achieve better exam results, with eight per cent of fourth years going on to get five or more Highers, compared to five per cent last year.
No one suspected him and he continued the deceit for two years - gaining five A grade Highers in Glasgow.
Intermediate Levels 1 and 2 are national qualifications offering a bridge between Standard Grade, normally sat in fourth year at Scottish schools, and Highers, which are sat in fifth and sixth years.
And I was bemused by businessman Keith Mason's one-hour flight for prospective Mile Highers.
The 16-year-old Firrhill High student is sitting five Highers and wants to be a vet.