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Academic Results

High School pupils' performances in national examinations have been consistently amongst the very best in Scotland for many years and we are committed to maintaining these excellent academic standards

2015 Results

Fourth Year

National 5

  • 804 exams were taken by the 100 pupils in Fourth Year
  • Overall, 99 pupils gained five or more A-C passes
  • Grade A passes were gained in 637 exams (= 79%)
  • Grade B and C passes were gained in 140 exams (= 17%)
  • Grades A-C Awards in total – 777 (= 97%)
  • Grade D passes – 13 (= 2%)
  • No Award – 14 (= 2%)
  • 44 pupils gained 8, 9 or 10 Grade A passes in all exams

 

Fifth Year

Highers

  • The 97 pupils in Fifth Year took 486 Higher exams and passed 458
  • Each pupil passed an average of 4.7 Highers
  • A passes were gained in 297 exams (= 61%)
  • B passes were gained in 118 exams (= 24%)
  • C passes were gained in 43 exams (= 9%)
  • A-C passes in total – 458 (= 94%)
  • 77 pupils (= 79%) gained five or more Higher passes
  • Grade D awards were gained in 14 exams (= 3%)
  • “No Awards” were recorded in 14 exams (= 3%)
  • 29 pupils gained 5 or 6 Grade A passes

 

Sixth Year

Advanced Highers

  • Number of exams taken – 176
  • Grade A passes – 95 (= 54%)
  • Grade B passes – 34 (= 19%)
  • Grade C passes – 26 (= 15%)
  • A-C Grades – 155 (= 88%)
  • Grade D awards – 7 (= 4%)
  • “No Awards” – 14 (= 8%)

 

Departmental Statistics 2015

Subject Total % pass         (A-C) % A
Art and Design 30 100 90
Biology 57 97 70
Chemistry 81 91 63
Computing Science 32 100 75
Drama 10 100 100
Economics 28 89 43
English 100 99 95
French 75 99 85
Geography 33 94 61
German 8 100 63
History 62 100 89
Hospitality 11 100 91
Latin 37 100 97
Mathematics 100 93 75
Modern Studies 16 100 94
Music 29 100 100
Physics 75 95 68
Spanish 20 100 90
TOTALS 804 97 79
Subject Total % pass    (A-C) % A
Art and Design 15 100 53
Biology 16 94 81
Business Management 9 78 12
Chemistry 38 97 55
Classical Studies 13 77 23
Computing Science 11 91 9
Drama 10 100 80
Economics 15 93 47
English 97 100 71
French 30 97 80
Geography 25 96 60
German 3 100 100
Health and Food Technology 2 100 50
History 33 91 58
Human Biology (old Higher) 6 83 17
Latin 8 100 100
Mathematics 81 88 53
Modern Studies 12 100 75
Music: Performing 13 100 92
Music: Performing with Technology  N/A N/A N/A 
Physics 43 93 58
Spanish 6 100 100
TOTALS 486 94 61
Subject Total

% pass   (A-C)

% A
Art and Design: Design 1 0 0
Art and Design: Expressive 7 14 14
Biology 16 94 31
Business Management 6 67 50
Chemistry (Revised) 26 92 50
Classical Studies 8 100 75
Drama 2 100 0
Economics 6 50 17
English 5 100 80
French 4 100 75
Geography 5 100 0
German N/A N/A N/A
Health and Food Technology 2 100 0
History 13 92 46
Information Systems 2 100 50
Latin 1 100 100
Mathematics 28 82 57
Modern Studies 13 100 77
Music: Performing 7 100 100
Music: Performing with Technology 4 100 75
Physics 14 100 64
Spanish 3 100 100
Statistics 3 100 100
TOTALS 176 88 54