Exam Results

Exam Results

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

*SQA figures are percentages of presentations

Summary of SQA Examination Results 2017*

S4 National 5

Presentations: 1723
Grade A: 66.6 *
Grade B: 19.2
Grade C: 8.9

Grades A & B: 85.8
Grades A – C: 94.8

S5 Highers

Presentations: 925
Grade A: 53.8
Grade B: 25.0
Grade C: 13.4

Grades A & B: 78.8
Grades A – C: 92.2

S6 Highers

Presentations: 301
Grade A: 33.6
Grade B: 28.9
Grade C: 22.6

Grades A & B: 62.5
Grades A – C: 85.0

S6 Advanced Higher

Presentations: 330
Grade A: 57.6
Grade B: 24.8
Grade C: 12.1

Grades A & B: 82.4
Grades A – C: 94.5

International Baccalaureate Diploma

Pass rate = 100%
Average score: 35


Summary of SQA Examination Results 2016*

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

Pass rate = 89%
Average score: 34


Summary of SQA Examination Results 2015*

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

Pass rate = 100%
Average score: 36


Summary of SQA Examination Results 2014*

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 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

Pass rate = 100%
Average score: 36


Summary of SQA Examination Results 2013 (post-appeal)*

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

Pass rate = 100%
Average score: 35.6


Summary of SQA Examination Results 2012 (post-appeal)*

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


Summary of SQA Examination Results 2011 (post-appeal)*

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


Summary of SQA Examination Results 2010 (post-appeal)*

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