Is­land pupils’ exam suc­cess is praised

The Oban Times - - News 11 -

HIGH school pupils in the is­lands have been con­grat­u­lated on their exam suc­cess by MSP Alas­dair Allan.

Young peo­ple in the Western Isles, along with those in the rest of the coun­try, re­ceived their re­sults last week and fig­ures show the num­ber achiev­ing Highers has in­creased.

This year 88.6 per cent of the stu­dents were awarded A- C passes, com­pared to 86.6. per cent in 2014.

Mr Allan, Na h- Eileanan an Iar MSP and Scot­tish min­is­ter for learn­ing, said: ‘I would like to con­grat­u­late ev­ery stu­dent in the is­lands who has been suc­cess­ful in their Higher ex­ams.

‘I am sure all of their hard work has been re­warded.’

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