(Brit) an advanced level of a subject taken for the General Certificate of Education, forming the second part of an A level course, after the AS level
Contemporary Examples

a2 seemed the most promising, but A3 could also have potential, so I would carry these two options on to the next level.
A Mathematically Impossible Novel: Manil Suri Explains “The City of Devi” Manil Suri March 14, 2013

Historical Examples

The second potence is light (a2), an inner—as weight is an outer—intuition of nature.
A History of Philosophy in Epitome Albert Schwegler

Title with ornament of a basket of flowers, a2 (verso blank).
A Catalogue of Books in English Later than 1700 (Vol 2 of 3) Various

The values of a2 at the various stations differ comparatively little, and show but little seasonal change.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8 Various

It is at once evident that a2, for example, corresponds to the point, a1.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 586, March 26, 1887 Various

The combination of these two elements in one head, as we have seen, indicates the numeral 15, and a2 therefore records 15 katuns.
An Introduction to the Study of the Maya Hieroglyphs Sylvanus Griswold Morley

The smallest ring, a2, contains the bearings for the axis of a heavy ball B.
The Library of Work and Play: Mechanics, Indoors and Out Fred T. Hodgson

Computed from three sheets of tracings, A1 and a2 comprising the entire area of both wings; B, a single wing.
Langley Memoir on Mechanical Flight, Parts I and II S. P. (Samuel Pierpont) Langley and Charles M. (Charles Matthews) Manly

At the surface of the ground there is no inequality of level—the beds overlying the coal (a2) having been removed by denudation.
Fragments of Earth Lore James Geikie

Title, a2 (verso Announcement, “Speedily will be publiſh’d,” etc.).
A Catalogue of Books in English Later than 1700 (Vol 2 of 3) Various

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