Success in school exams
ARGYLL and Bute pupils taking Scotland’s newest qualification achieved a 100 per cent pass rate.
1,551 National Four awards were given across the county when exam results were revealed by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) on Tuesday.
The council’s policy lead for education, Councillor Yvonne McNeilly, said: ‘Congratulations go to all of our young people throughout Argyll and Bute for their success in their exams.
‘Supporting our pupils to get the best possible outcomes is a priority for the council and the success of these exam results is down to the hard work of pupils and teachers, and the support and encouragement of parents and guardians.’
Further success, with the pass rate as a percentage has been achieved as follows: National 5: 3,744 awards, 81.4; Higher: 2,202 awards, 75.9; and Advanced Higher: 227 awards, 77.2.