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 in session 2017-18. The same regime will apply to these pupils if they sit Highers in S5 and Advanced Highers in S6.

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.

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: