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State funded mainstream schools entering pupils for modern languages examinations: FOI release

Published: 13 Dec 2018

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published:
13 Dec 2018
State funded mainstream schools entering pupils for modern languages examinations: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/18/03670  
Date received: 10 December 2018  
Date responded: 13 December 2018
 
Information requested
Your requested the following information for the academic years 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18:
 
  • The names and number of all state funded mainstream secondary schools in Scotland which entered pupils for modern languages at National level - including a breakdown of the different languages taken and how many pupils took each subject e.g. German, French and Spanish.
  • The names and number of all state funded mainstream secondary schools in Scotland which entered pupils for modern languages at Higher level - including a breakdown of the different languages taken and how many pupils took each subject e.g. German, French and Spanish.
  • The names and number of all state funded mainstream secondary schools in Scotland which entered pupils for modern languages at Advanced Higher level - including a breakdown of the different languages taken and how many pupils took each subject e.g. German, French and Spanish.
For 'mainstream state funded secondary schools' please omit special schools, independent schools, pupil referral units and secure units.
 
Response
 
While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance Education Scotland does not hold the information you have requested.
This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that Education Scotland does not have the information you have requested.
 
May I suggest that you contact the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), by email at ceooffice@sqa.org.uk who may be able to provide the information you require.
 
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Contact

Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit 
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000 

The Scottish Government 
St Andrew's House 
Regent Road 
Edinburgh 
EH1 3DG