High rates of attainment at all levels

Pupils, parents and staff are once again delighted to see the tradition of academic success continue, year on year. In the National 5 examinations taken by S4 pupils, 71% were awarded A grades, with 88% gaining either an A or a B grade. Sixty-one S4 pupils gained A grades in all eight of their National 5 subjects preparing them well for their Higher studies. 

In the S5 Higher examinations 85% of the grades awarded were at A or B. Within this year group, 56 pupils gained A grades in each of their five Highers in their first sitting. Six out of every ten passes achieved at Higher were A grade. 

At Advanced Higher in S6 67% of grades were awarded at A or B. Seven S6 candidates achieved all four of their Advanced Higher examinations at A grade, with a further 16 S6 pupils gaining all three of their Advanced Highers at A grade. 

Mr Mills, Head of College congratulated the Senior School pupils' on their successes saying: “The 2019 SQA examination results underline another successful year at Robert Gordon’s College. I congratulate our S4, S5 and S6 pupils who continue to balance challenging and broad learning experiences with extra curricular activities which is important in setting the foundations for life beyond school. We wish those who leave for university, employment and further courses of study every success in the next stage of their educational journey, in their working lives and beyond. We are proud to see how our pupils progress over the years with the support of their teachers enabling them to be the best they can be.”

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Gajhana R (S5):  Five As in Higher English, French, Geography, German, RMPS
Peter C (S6): Four As in Advanced Higher Chemistry, Mathematics, Mechanics, Physics
Tim B (S6): Four As in Advanced Higher Engineering Science, Mathematics, Physics, Music
Peter L (S6): Four As in at Advanced Higher Engineering Science, Mathematics, Mechanics, Physics 
Pranav M (S6): Four As in Advanced Higher Chemistry, Computing,  Mathematics, Physics

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Eleanor R (S5): Five As in Higher Mathematics, English, Biology, Chemistry, French
Eilidh S (S4): Eight As in National 5 Mathematics, English, Accounting, Chemistry, French, Geography, Latin, Physics
Gemma R (S5): Five As at Higher Chemistry, English, French, Mathematics, Human Biology