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Highland SQA Results 2016

10th August 2016

Young people across the Highlands have received their results by text, e-mail or post.

This is the first year that candidates were offered the full range of national qualifications from National 2 right through to Advanced Higher as part of the Curriculum for Excellence.

In S4, the percentage of pupils who achieved 5 plus qualifications at National 5 has increased by almost 2% from last year. The percentage of pupils who achieved 5 qualifications at National 4 has decreased by 1%.

In S5, the percentage of candidates achieving 3+ Highers has continued to improve for the seventh year in a row. It now stands at 32.6%. 342 pupils achieved 5 Higher qualifications at grades A-C. Eighty four pupils achieved 5 Highers qualifications at grade A. This is an increase of eight from last year.

In S6, 501 pupils achieved the new Advanced Higher qualification.

Councillor Drew Millar, Chairman of the Highland's Education, Children & Adult Services, said: "I would like to thank all the young people being recognised for their hard work and achievements. I would also like to recognise and pay tribute to the teachers, parents and carers for their support and commitment."

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