Higher and National 5 results for previous years: FOI release

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

Information requested

Information on Higher and National 5 grade distributions over the last 5 years, broken down by SIMD.


Attached is a copy of the information requested.

Note that in 2020, the absence of external assessment information and the Ministerial direction to award estimated grades led to a different pattern of attainment than would be seen in a normal year. The results for graded courses at National 5 and Higher (and Advanced Higher) should not be compared to those in previous years.

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FOI202100164857 - Information released


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

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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