The SQA announced yesterday that there will be no National 5 exam diet in 2021. The purpose is to mitigate potential disruption due to Covid 19 and allow schools and colleges to implement a safer approach to exam sitting. The Higher exams will go ahead as planned (if it is considered safe to do so) but will be slightly later than usual (by approx. 2 weeks).
Please be assured that you will still be awarded for your National 5 courses - these will just be assessed differently. The SQA has yet to advise us on how to approach assessment for each subject and we will keep you updated as information becomes available. We will do everything in our power to ensure any changes are handled with minimal disruption to your studies and will work closely with the SQA to ensure you are not disadvantaged in any way.
Please continue with your studies as normal as everything you are learning will be relevant to your final award - however this is determined.
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