Island pupils’ exam success is praised
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.’