National Exam Results

How did we do in 2016?

We thought we'd give you an opportunity to see how The Glasgow Academy pupils did in exams compared to other schools in Scotland.

The tables below show our pupils' results alongside results in other independent (SCIS) schools and in all Scottish schools.

EXAM ALL SCOTTISH SCHOOLS ALL SCIS SCHOOLS GLASGOW ACADEMY
  'A' Grades 'A' Grades 'A' Grades
National 5 36.5% 68.1% 81.2%
Higher 29.2% 54.9% 67.4%
       
  Pass Rate (Grades A-C) Pass Rate (Grades A-C) Pass Rate (Grades A-C)
National 5 79.4% 94.6% 97.9%
Higher 77.2% 92.3% 96.8%
Advanced Higher 81.7% 93% 93.6%
       

2016 Results Post-review

The vast majority of our Sixth Year move on to study at university. 7% take a gap year first, 2% enter Further Education and the remainder go directly into employment/training.

85% of leavers gain places at Scottish universities, 13% at English universities and in the last two years we have had students go to universities in Trinidad, Maastricht, Florida on a tennis scholarship and Wake Forest, North Carolina on an athletics scholarship.

 

S5 Higher Results