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School leaver stats by SIMD & 6-Fold Classification: FOI release

Published: 25 Mar 2020

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

Published:
25 Mar 2020
School leaver stats by SIMD & 6-Fold Classification: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000017734
Date received: 26 Feb 2020
Date responded: 23 Mar 2020
Information requested

Data on the 'Percentage of school leavers by attainment at SCQF Level 4 to 6' combining the 6-fold Urban Rural classification and SIMD and stated it should data for the last 4 years inclusive (2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016)

Response

I enclose a copy of all of the information you requested in the format you asked for. Consistent with the school leaver attainment publication, these tables use the 'latest and best' approach for attainment data. This means that only the best result within a subject is counted, where a grade A to C (or ungraded pass) is considered a pass. For example, if a pupil passes Higher Mathematics and Advanced Higher Mathematics the following year, only the Advanced Higher qualification will be counted when looking at how many qualifications at any level that leaver has achieved by the time they left school.

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