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Changes to Appeals System

on Wed, 12/02/2014 - 09:44

SQA has introduced two new services which replace the former absentee consideration and exam appeals system – Exceptional Circumstances Consideration Service, which ensures that those candidates who have suffered genuinely exceptional circumstances,such as a bereavement or illness etc, before or around the examination period, are not disadvantaged, and Post-Results Services, which provides a

Press Notes for Friday 7 February 2014

on Wed, 05/02/2014 - 20:38

Here are the School Notes that will appear in the Northern scot this Friday


The Support for Learning Department held a Burns lunch in the Community Lounge on Thursday 23 January.  Pupils in the department cooked haggis, mince, neeps and tatties.  Pupils, parents, teachers and friends came.  We listened to bagpipes, keyboard, singing, poetry and speeches.  We all had a very good time!

Beyond the Exam

on Tue, 04/02/2014 - 09:13

'Beyond the Exam' explains how Scotland's new National qualifications system works, giving candidates and their families a clearer insight into the journey an exam paper takes from its creation right through to results day. 

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Supporting Numeracy at Home

on Mon, 03/02/2014 - 09:35

The first in a series of new materials to support numeracy at home have now been published on the Parentzone website.

Learning doesn’t just take place in the classroom, it can happen anywhere. A child or young person’s everyday routine offers many opportunities and experiences to practise and apply their numeracy skills in real and meaningful ways.  

These new materials consist of illustrations

Great Learning In Scotland

on Fri, 31/01/2014 - 14:14

This Education Scotland leaflet was developed in partnership with National Parent Forum of Scotland (NPFS) and addresses questions that parents and carers have been asking in relation to CfE and provides some examples of learner journeys which help illustrate the opportunities and benefits offered by the new curriculum, the key benefits for young people and examples of the different routes pupils


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