Performance in National Examinations

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Published Date: 

4 Aug 2015 - 09:27

Councillor Rory Colville, Argyll and Bute Councillor’s Policy Lead for Education and Lifelong Learning has congratulated Argyll and Bute pupils on their hard work in this year’s exams.

Councillor Colville said. “All pupils in Argyll and Bute deserve recognition for their achievements this year. I would offer my sincere congratulations to all of our pupils on their achievements, and on the hard work they have put into exams during this year. In addition, I would like to recognise the support of staff in all our schools and the parents of our pupils who have encouraged their young people in all of their individual achievements.

“We will continue to build on the considerable work undertaken in session 2014/2015 to ensure continuing success for future groups of our young people participating in the new qualifications framework.”

This year over 1124 Argyll and Bute pupils sat an increasing range of higher and advanced higher qualifications.

In addition, significant numbers of pupils in Argyll and Bute are achieving alternative qualifications including SVQ’s, ASDAN’S (Award scheme development and accreditation network) Duke of Edinburgh and Prince’s Trust awards giving them better chance of moving on to further education, training or employment. The latest figures demonstrates that Argyll and Bute pupils are being effectively supported when it comes to getting a job, going into further and higher education or training with 91% sustaining a positive destination.

Should any parent or pupil involved in this year’s exams have any questions regarding results they are asked to make contact with their local school directly.