National Qualifications

Jordanhill Guidance for Pupils and Parents

Changes to NQs commenced in 2017-18 for National 5 with Higher following in 2018-19 and Advanced Higher in 2019-20. Parents receive a briefing on the NQ regime at the start of S4.  Pupils currently in S5 (2018-19) and below will experience the new regime. Pupils in S6 undertaking a combination of levels will experience a mixed regime: new N5 and old Higher in S5 followed by new Higher and old AH in S6.

National Qualifications in S4
This leaflet reflects the changes being implemented from 2017-18. The information in this leaflet is for pupils in S4 from session 2017-18 onwards.

National Qualifications in S5 and S6
Information leaflet for pupils in S5 and S6 in session 2018-19.

Policy on Unit Assessment and Internal Appeals
Explains how to appeal the outcome of a Unit assessment and valid grounds for any appeal. This policy continues to apply to any free-standing Units completed by pupils.

Policy on Post Results Requests
Only a school can submit a request to SQA. The policy sets out the criteria used by the school to determine eligibility.

Scottish Qualifications Authority 

A wide range of information about the changes is available on the SQA web site: