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9th August 2019

More Record Breaking Exam Results for 2019

More Record Breaking Exam Results for 2019

A huge congratulations to last year’s 4th, 5th and 6th-year pupils on yet another year of outstanding examination results for the College.

This year’s SQA examinations have given us more record-breaking results, with 74% of our National 5 results at A grade - our highest result ever - and 38% of Nat 5 pupils achieving straight A grades in all subjects.

Matthew Bartlett, Headmaster of the College, commented:

"There are so many wonderful success stories throughout the College and we are delighted to share with our young people and their families their individual stories and achievements. We offer warmest congratulations to all the members of our community. I would like to extend my thanks to all our staff who work so hard with our young people and families to achieve these outcomes. Thank you to all of our parents who are tireless champions for their children."

Here are some highlights from this year’s results:

National 5

  • 97.4% pass rate (national attainment level 78.2%)
  • 74% at A grade – our best ever results
  • 70% of pupils with 5+ A grades
  • 38% of pupils achieved all A grades
  • 11 subjects with 100% pass rate at Nat 5
  • 100% pass rate at Nat 5 English with 81% at A
  • 86% A or B grades in Nat 5 Maths
  • 100% A/B pass rate for Nat 5 PE with 86.4% at A
  • 100% pass rate for Nat 5 French and Italian with 81% at A
  • 100% pass rate for Nat 5 Spanish with 91% at A
  • 100% pass rate for Nat 5 Drama with 81% at A
  • 100% pass rate for Nat 5 Latin with 94% at A
  • 100% pass rate for Nat 5 Chemistry with 92% at A or B

Higher

  • 96% Higher pass rate (national attainment level – 74.8%)
  • 84% at A or B grades
  • 85% A/B pass rate for Higher English
  • 90% A/B pass rate for Higher Maths
  • 100% pass rate for Higher Business Management and 65% at A
  • 100% pass rate for Higher French and Higher Spanish
  • 76% A for Higher Italian (taken at S4)
  • 100% A/B pass rate for Higher Geography with 72% at A
  • 88% at A or B grade for Higher Human Biology

Advanced Higher

  • 92% Advanced Higher pass rate (national attainment level – 79.4%)
  • 51% at A grade and 75% at A or B grade
  • 100% pass rate for Advanced Higher Biology with 65% at A
  • 100% pass rate for Advanced Higher History with 91% at A
  • 77% at A or B grade for Advanced Higher Maths
  • 100% pass rate for Advanced Higher Music with 100% at A
  • 100% pass rate for Advanced Higher Spanish at either A or B

Well done to our young Aloysians for their hard work, we are very proud of each and every one of you!