Congratulations to The Glasgow Academy pupils and staff for an outstanding performance in this year’s SQA examinations.
At Higher, we achieved our highest ever pass rate of 99% (nationally the pass rate was 74.8% down from 76.7% last year).
A record 48 Academy pupils achieved 5 or more A grades. 18 departments had a 100% pass rate and 12 departments achieved more than 70% A grade.
At Advanced Higher, the pass rate was 95% with a record number of entries for Advanced Higher (up 10% on last year), 49% of which were A grade.
At National 5, 54 Academy pupils achieved straight As with 77% of all Academy entries gaining a grade A. Our overall pass rate was 97% (the national pass rate was 78.1%)
The Rector, Matthew Pearce, said: "I am extremely proud of our pupils' hard work, resilience and commitment to learning which has led to their success. Well done!
"I would also like to thank our staff for the high quality of their work in teaching and nurturing our pupils through both the good times and sometimes more challenging times, and also to our families at home who work so hard to support their children and the school."