2024 Exam Diet Set To Start

Monday, 22 April 2024 10:52

Learners across our secondary schools will begin their exams next week as the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) exam diet begins today (Monday 22 April.)

Young people from S3 to S6 will sit examinations in a variety of subjects across the next few weeks, in the classroom, the computer suite, the exam hall, the PE block, the art class and the science laboratories to name a few. The national exam timetable sets out what subjects and levels will betested on what day, giving learners a clear picture of when their first, and indeed when their last exam, will be and is available at https://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/files_ccc/nq-2024-exam-timetable.pdf

Speaking ahead of the start of the exam diet, Councillor Richard Brodie, who is Chair of the Council’s Education and Learning Committee said:

“I would like to wish all learners in all of our schools across the region the very best with your exams and I am confident that all your hard work will be rewarded. Over the next few weeks, it will be a very stressful and important time for young people, and I’m sure that each and every pupil will do their best. It’s often an anxious wait to get the exams kicked off, but as of now, the exam diet is underway. No matter what the subject, no matter what the level, give it your all and do not put too much pressure on yourself on the outcome.”

Vice Chair of Education and Learning Committee, Councillor Maureen Johnstone commented on the support available for learners:

“We know what results day will be on the 6th of August this year, and for many if not all, this will seem like a lifetime to wait for the results of this year’s exams. I would urge all learners to use the support networks that are available if they’re struggling during or after their exams. There’s some excellent resources available on the SQA website as well as help and advice from our own teaching staff within our schools. Good luck to everyone sitting exams this year.”