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Caithness.org News Bulletins - November 2002
EXAM RESULTS: HIGHLAND PUPILS
MAINTAIN POSITION ABOVE NATIONAL AVERAGE
Councillor Andy Anderson, Chairman of The Highland Councils Education Culture and Sport Committee, said : "I am pleased that we maintain our position of being ahead of national averages in most categories. Comparisons with like authorities are good.
"Standard grade results show us maintaining a solid position and higher results are good but there is a slight disappointment over our ability to convert excellent S grade results into excellent H grade results. This is our main challenge.
"Sixth year results are very good. There is no doubt
that the new Higher Still framework is bedding in and it will take time
for patterns to emerge. "Our quality assurance scheme requires
discussions between the authority and schools on examination results this
is happening and we are focussing on a
"I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all our pupils and staff for all their hard work."
To view the statistics for individual schools go the Scottish Executive Statistical Bulletin