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SQA Attainment and School Leaver Qualifications in Scotland: 2006/07

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Table 3: S5 Attainment

Attainment by the end of S5 is calculated as a percentage of the S4 year group from the previous year. See Table 1: 2003/04 - 2005/06 for the roll figures which were used as a basis for calculation of the figures in this table.

For graphical illustration see Chart 2.

Year

Percentage of the S4 year group staying on to S5 (post Christmas)

Percentage of the S4 year group from the previous year achieving:

5+ Awards at SCQF level 5 ( e.g. Standard Grade Credit) or better

1+ Awards at SCQF level 6 (Higher) or better

3+ Awards at SCQF level 6 (Higher) or better

2004/05

Total

64.1

45.5

38.8

22.7

Male

59.7

40.5

34.6

19.8

Female

68.8

50.6

43.1

25.6

2005/06

Total

63.8

44.8

38.0

21.7

Male

59.7

40.2

34.0

18.8

Female

67.9

49.7

42.2

24.6

2006/07

Total

64.6

45.8

38.5

22.1

Male

60.4

41.4

34.4

18.9

Female

68.9

50.3

42.8

25.4