Exam Results

Our open presentation policy for public examinations consistently provides our pupils with examination results  above the average performance in Scottish Independent Schools.

Summary of SQA Examination Results 2016

SQA figures are percentages of presentations

S4 National 5

Presentations: 1687
Grade A: 69.8 *
Grade B: 17.9
Grade C: 8.2

Grades A & B: 87.7
Grades A – C: 95.9

* A Band 1 = 23.1%

S5 Highers

Presentations: 993
Grade A: 56.0
Grade B: 23.8
Grade C: 13.8

Grades A & B: 79.8
Grades A – C: 93.6

S6 Highers

Presentations: 316
Grade A: 32.6
Grade B: 31.3
Grade C: 21.2

Grades A & B: 63.9
Grades A – C: 85.1

S6 Advanced Higher

Presentations: 298
Grade A: 50.3
Grade B: 25.8
​Grade C: 17.8

Grades A & B: 76.2
Grades A – C: 94.0

International Baccalaureate Diploma

Presentations = 18
Pass rate = 89%
Average score: 34.0


Summary of SQA Examination Results 2015

SQA figures are percentages of presentations

S4 National 5

Presentations: 1556
Grade A: 66.5 *
Grade B: 19.4
Grade C: 8.2

Grades A & B: 85.9
Grades A – C: 94.1

* 23.3% A Band 1

S4 Intermediate 2

Presentations: 171
Grade A: 56.7 **
Grade B: 28.7
Grade C: 12.3

Grades A & B: 85.4
Grades A – C: 97.7

** 16.5% A Band 1

 

 

 

 

S5 Highers (combined)

Presentations: 1013
Grade A: 48.7
Grade B: 24.9
Grade C: 17.0

Grades A & B: 73.5
Grades A – C: 90.5

S5 Highers (Unrevised)

Presentations: 959
Grade A: 48.0
Grade B: 25.1
Grade C: 17.1

Grades A & B: 73.1
Grades A – C: 90.2

S5 Highers (Revised)

Presentations: 54
Grade A: 61.1
Grade B: 20.4
Grade C: 14.8

Grades A & B: 81.5
Grades A – C: 96.3

 

S6 Highers (combined)

Presentations: 344
Grade A: 27.0
Grade B: 33.7
Grade C: 26.2

Grades A & B: 60.7
Grades A – C: 86.9

S6 Highers (Unrevised)

Presentations: 332
Grade A: 27.1
Grade B: 34.0
Grade C: 26.5

Grades A & B: 61.1
Grades A – C: 87.7

S6 Highers (Revised)

Presentations: 12
Grade A: 25.0
Grade B: 25.0
Grade C: 16.7

Grades A & B: 50.0
Grades A – C: 66.7

S6 Advanced Higher

Presentations: 306
Grade A: 58.8
Grade B: 20.9
Grade C: 16.3

Grades A & B: 79.7
Grades A – C: 96.1

International Baccalaureate Diploma

Presentations = 21
Pass rate = 100%
Average score: 36.0


Summary of Examination Results 2014

SQA figures are percentages of presentations

S4 Intermediate 1

Grade A: 52.8
Grade B: 27.8
Grade C: 16.7

Grades A & B: 80.6
Grades A – C: 97.2

S4 National 5

Grade A: 59.4
Grade B: 19.2
Grade C: 9.9

Grades A & B: 78.3
Grades A – C: 88.2

S4 Intermediate 2

Grade A: 63.4
Grade B: 21.4
Grade C: 10.4

Grades A & B: 84.8
Grades A – C: 95.2

 

S5 Highers

Grade A: 54.2
Grade B: 24.9
Grade C: 12.9

Grades A & B: 79.1
Grades A – C: 92.1

S6 Highers

Grade A: 32.3
Grade B: 30.8
Grade C: 20.8

Grades A & B: 63.1
Grades A – C: 84.0

S6 Advanced Higher

Grade A: 54.8
Grade B: 23.5
Grade C: 14.6

Grades A & B: 78.3
Grades A – C: 92.9

 

A Level Art & Design

Presentations = 19
Grade A*: 0
Grade A: 5
Grade B: 8
Grade C: 6

AS Level Art & Design

Presentations = 19
Grade A: 2
Grade B: 8
Grade C: 6
Grade D: 3

GCSE Art & Design

Presentations = 80
Grade A*: 3
Grade A: 22
Grade B: 44
Grade C: 10
Grade D: 1

 

 

A Level Music

Presentations = 2
Grade B: 2

AS Level Music

Presentations = 2
Grade B: 1
Grade C: 1

 

 

 

 

International Baccalaureate Diploma

Presentations = 17
Pass rate = 100%
Average score: 36.0


Summary of Examination Results 2013 (post-appeal)

SQA figures are percentages of presentations

S4 Standard Grade

Grade 1: 62.3
Grade 2: 20.8
Grade 3: 12.4

Grades 1 & 2: 83.1
Grades 1 – 3: 95.5

S4 Intermediate 2

Grade A: 78.6
Grade B: 14.9
Grade C: 4.9

Grades A & B: 93.5
Grades A – C: 98.5

S5 Highers

Grade A: 54.6
Grade B: 24.1
Grade C: 14.4

Grades A & B: 78.7
Grades A – C: 93.1

S6 Highers

Grade A: 31.0
Grade B: 26.4
Grade C: 23.8

Grades A & B: 57.4
Grades A – C: 81.2

S6 Advanced Higher

Grade A: 58.1
Grade B: 25.1
Grade C: 11.9

Grades A & B: 83.2
Grades A – C: 95.1

A Level Art

Presentations = 5
Grade A*: 2
Grade A: 3
Grade B: 0
Grade C: 0

AS Level Art

Presentations = 23
Grade A: 6
Grade B: 10
Grade C: 7

GCSE Art

Presentations = 60
Grade A*: 9
Grade A: 15
Grade B: 26
Grade C: 9
Grade D: 1

A Level Music

Presentations = 2
Grade A*: 1

AS Level Music

Presentations = 6
Grade A: 4
Grade B: 2
Grade C: 

International Baccalaureate Diploma

Presentations = 15
Pass rate = 100%
Average score: 35.6


Summary of Examination Results 2012 (post-appeal)

SQA figures are percentages of presentations

S4 Standard Grade

Grade 1: 52.8
Grade 2: 31.1
Grade 3: 12.9

Grades 1 & 2: 83.9
Grades 1 - 3: 96.8

S4 Intermediate 2

Grade A: 75.2
Grade B: 16.1
Grade C: 6.9

Grades A & B: 91.3
Grades A – C: 98.2

S5 Highers

Grade A: 58.6
Grade B: 23.3
Grade C: 12.0

Grades A & B: 81.9
Grades A – C: 93.9

S6 Highers

Grade A: 34.7
Grade B: 25.9
Grade C: 23.2

Grades A & B: 60.6
Grades A – C: 83.8

S6 Advanced Higher

Grade A: 60.1
Grade B: 25.9
Grade C: 11.3

Grades A & B: 86.0
Grades A – C: 97.3

A Level Art

Presentations = 19
Grade A*: 6
Grade A: 6
Grade B: 6
Grade C: 1

AS Level Art

Presentations = 20
Grade A: 9
Grade B:  6
Grade C: 5

GCSE Art

Presentations = 66
Grade A*: 9
Grade A: 18
Grade B: 30
Grade C: 9

A Level Music

Presentations = 3
Grade A: 3

AS Level Music

Presentations = 4
Grade A: 3
Grade B: 0
Grade C: 1


Examination Results 2011 (post-appeal)

SQA figures are percentages of presentations

S4 Standard Grade

Grade 1: 63
Grade 2: 21.6
Grade 3: 13.4

Grades 1 & 2: 84.6
Grades 1 - 3: 98

S4 Intermediate 2

Grade A: 74.3
Grade B: 16.2
Grade C: 6.4

Grades A & B: 90.5
Grades A – C: 96.9

S5 Highers

Grade A: 55.1
Grade B: 24.9
Grade C: 13.6

Grades A & B: 80
Grades A – C: 93.6

S6 Highers

Grade A: 23.4
Grade B: 33.8
Grade C: 27.0

Grades A & B: 57.2
Grades A – C: 84.2

S6 Advanced Higher

Grade A: 54.4
Grade B: 26.8
Grade C: 13.2

Grades A & B: 81.2
Grades A – C: 94.4

A Level Art

Presentations = 11
Grade A*: 4
Grade A: 4
Grades B: 2
Grades C: 1

AS Level Art

Presentations = 44
Grade A: 19
Grade B:  18
Grades C: 5
Grades D: 2

GCSE Art

Presentations = 57
Grade A*: 7
Grade A: 19
Grades B: 23
Grades C: 7
Grade D: 0             Grade E: 1

A Level Music

Presentations = 5
Grade A: 3
Grades B: 1
Grade C: 1

AS Level Music

Presentations = 3
Grade A: 3


Examination Results 2010 (post-appeal)

SQA figures are percentages of presentations / A Levels etc = number

S4 Standard Grade

Grade 1: 56.1
Grade 2: 25.9
Grade 3: 12.4

Grades 1 & 2: 82.0
Grades 1 - 3: 94.4

S4 Intermediate 2

Grade A: 70.7
Grade B: 18.9
Grade C: 8.1

Grades A & B: 89.6
Grades A – C: 97.

S5 Highers

Grade A: 55.2
Grade B: 22.5
Grade C: 15.6

Grades A & B: 77.7
Grades A – C: 93.3

S6 Highers

Grade A: 17.4
Grade B: 25.9
Grade C: 26.8

Grades A & B: 43.3
Grades A – C: 70.1

S6 Advanced Higher

Grade A: 52.6
Grade B: 19.9
Grade C: 16.0

Grades A & B: 72.5
Grades A – C: 88.5

A Level Art

Presentations = 17
Grade A*: 3
Grade A: 5
Grades B: 5
Grades C: 4

AS Level Art

Presentations = 28
Grade A: 15
Grade B:  7
Grades C: 4
Grades D: 2

GCSE Art

Presentations = 88
Grade A*: 7
Grade A: 31
Grades B: 32
Grades C: 16
Grade D: 2

A Level Music

Presentations = 4
Grade A: 1
Grades B: 3

AS Level Music

Presentations = 6
Grade A: 4
Grades B: 1

 

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