Summary Statistics for Attainment and Initial Leaver Destinations, No. 3: 2021 Edition
This annual National Statistics publication:
- Provides information on the attainment and initial destinations of school leavers in Scotland.
- Reports initial destinations for young people approximately three months after the end of the school year.
- Includes attainment in National Qualifications achieved throughout all stages of a pupil’s schooling.
- Covers all 2019/20 school leavers from publicly funded mainstream schools.
This release is the first to also contain Experimental Statistics on Foundation Apprenticeships and a wider attainment measure incorporating all Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) qualifications.
The time period covered by these statistics means that the results will be affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In particular, the cancellation of both exams and external assessment of coursework in 2020 will have affected the final year of attainment for many 2019/20 school leavers. Further details can be found in Chapter 1.
Full results are available from the supplementary tables in the supporting files here: