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Results Day Congratulations for Clackmannanshire Pupils

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August 2022

The Council has praised the continued hard work and resilience of Clackmannanshire’s young people as they receive their official results from the SQA today.

Today’s official results are the culmination of years of hard work by pupils, who have been supported throughout by their teachers and families. 

Results this year continue to reflect the diversity in young peoples’ pathways through our education system with no learner journey being the same. Our schools continue to ensure that each young person is able to fulfil their potential by gaining the highest level of qualifications possible. With broad option choice and support, they receive the best possible experience and follow the learner journey that is right for them to help them reach a positive destination.

Comparing with pre-covid levels, the official results show an increase in National 5 awards across Clackmannanshire with a 72.7% pass rate overall. Clackmannanshire’s results are moving closer to the national pass rate of 80.8%. There was also an increase in English National 5 awards with the pass rate improving to 79.9%. In Maths there was an increase in National 5 Awards to a 65.2% pass rate, continuing an increasing trend across the authority.

Mirroring the national trend, there was also an increase in Higher awards across Clackmannanshire, with an overall 71.9% pass rate. Almost half of all young people who passed Higher Maths achieved an ‘A’ grade.  Results also showed an increase in Higher English, with the pass rate improving to 60.1%.

Councillor Graham Lindsay, Spokesperson for Education commented: “My heartfelt congratulations go to Clackmannanshire’s young people, who have achieved so much.
“They have worked so hard, and these results are the culmination of years of effort, which we should all applaud.  The contribution of our dedicated teachers and pupil’s families is also an important part of this success.

“For those young people moving onto the next stage of their lives in education, training or employment, I wish them good luck for this exciting time.  Pupils who are returning to school will receive a warm welcome and continued encouragement from their teachers to continue to achieve the very best they can in their learning journey.”

Newly appointed Chief Education Officer, Colin Bruce, said: “I’m really proud of how young people and families have coped with the challenges faced over the past two years. The resilience demonstrated from our young people is evident in their ability to achieve. I want to thank school staff and partners who continue to go above and beyond to ensure our young people can flourish and have bright futures”. 

School staff are available with help and advice for pupils and families, and the Skills Development Scotland results helpline on 0808 100 8000 where expert Careers Advisers can provide tailored information, advice and support is available. There is also support for those young people taking part in the MCR Pathways project.

Clackmannanshire also offer two digital mental health services for young people that may be useful at this time. Togetherall is a digital platform designed to support the longer term management of mild to moderate mental health difficulties. Young people can engage in online discussions with others experiencing the same issues, as well as complete courses and self-assessments on a range of mental health and wellbeing topics, such as managing stress and anxiety. Shout is a text-based crisis service offering immediate support for any issue at any time of day or night. The service is free, silent, anonymous and off-bill. Anyone in Clackmannanshire can access the service by texting 'Clacks' to 85258.