Castlemilk High School often had no pupils getting five or more Highers
in the past.
They were out in Croatia and a lot of them had their Highers
going on in the background.
Dr Allan added: In the last eight years, the number of entries in science, technology, engineering and maths related subjects at Higher
has gone up 12 per cent.
Numbers also increased for Highers
courses in graphic communication and hospitality.
But he needn't have worried because he had good enough grades in his Scottish higher
exams, a similar qualification to A-levels, for the course he wanted to do which was law at Aberdeen University.
Amazing Grades was designed to help students studying for A-Levels and Scottish Highers
Pupils across the country were receiving their exam results, including standard grade and highers
education' is above the standard of `A' levels in England and Wales, and Highers
in Scotland, and includes first degrees such as Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Science (BSc); higher
degrees such as Master of Arts (MA) and Master of Science (MSc); and research degrees, notably Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Despite the dip in attainment, the total number of pupils passing their Highers
is the second best on record at 152,701.
The introduction of new qualifications is progressing well, with provisional entries for Highers
indicating a record high number will be sat this year.
The new approach, pioneered in the States, has seen pupils at the school achieve better exam results, with eight per cent of fourth years going on to get five or more Highers
, compared to five per cent last year.
No one suspected him and he continued the deceit for two years - gaining five A grade Highers
Intermediate Levels 1 and 2 are national qualifications offering a bridge between Standard Grade, normally sat in fourth year at Scottish schools, and Highers
, which are sat in fifth and sixth years.
And I was bemused by businessman Keith Mason's one-hour flight for prospective Mile Highers
The 16-year-old Firrhill High student is sitting five Highers
and wants to be a vet.