Scottish exam season starts for thousands of pupils

The exam period for thousands of pupils across Scotland is getting under way.


More than half a million individual exams will be sat by over 127,000 candidates in 470 schools and colleges across the country.


Dr Janet Brown, Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) chief executive and Scotland’s Chief Examining Officer, said: “I’d like to wish everyone sitting examinations and taking qualifications at schools and colleges the best of luck between now and the end of the term.


“After months of hard work and hours of study, many thousands of young people throughout Scotland are preparing to complete their qualifications and take the next step in their education or into work.”


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