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					Symbol       Meaning
         -   Not Applicable (SG1)
         -   No Entries (SG2)
         -   No Appeals (SG7)
       0%    Less Than 0.5%
       n/a   Ineligible for appeal (SG5)


Percentages are independently rounded and so may not always add exactly to 100%.


Standard Grade is normally taken after four years of secondary education when
students are, on average, 15-16 years old. It is based on a criterion-referenced
system and is structured in such a way that almost all students in the age group
take the examination. The results are reported on a scale of 1 to 7, with 1 the
highest, in a profile of performance which gives grades for Elements of a subject,
as well as an overall award. In most subjects, one of these Elements is assessed
internally with moderation by SQA.

Standard Grade Foundation level is at level 3 on the Scottish Credit and
Qualifications Framework.

Standard Grade General level is at level 4 on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications
Framework.

Standard Grade Credit level is at level 5 on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications
Framework.

Standard Grade had student uptake in 38 subjects in 2007. 2003 saw the
restructure of the modern language Standard Grade Courses. This entailed the
inclusion of the writing Element as part of the Course, rather than as an optional
Element. This change affected all modern languages except Gaelic (Learners).

‘Entries’ are the entries processed within a year (eg 1/8/06 – 31/7/07), ie the first
time SQA obtains information about a student’s entry into a particular qualification
from a centre.

‘Awards’ are awards certificated within a year (eg 1/8/06 – 31/7/07), ie the
certificate is actually awarded within that time period.
TABLE SG1: TREND IN ENTRIES FOR EACH SUBJECT AT STANDARD GRADE, 2003 TO 2007

ALL CANDIDATES
                                                                                        PERCENT
                                                                                         CHANGE
SUBJECT                                 2003       2004     2005      2006      2007    2006/2007
Classical Greek                             5         4         4         7         8         14%
English                                60,650    59,409    57,314    58,833    59,733          2%
English - Alternative Communication         6         6         2         2         2          0%
English - Spoken                            3         2         0         0         0            -
French                                 37,988    36,306    34,275    33,840    32,318         -4%
Gaelic (Learners)                         334       316       314       364       383          5%
Gàidhlig                                  183       218       190       193       173        -10%
German                                 13,413    12,065    11,276    11,066     9,784        -12%
Italian                                   569       615       401       453       420         -7%
Latin                                     640       570       638       548       460        -16%
Russian                                     7         1         6         4         1        -75%
Spanish                                 2,779     2,807     2,824     3,032     2,923         -4%
Urdu                                      181       164       153       130       149         15%

Accounting and Finance                  3,268     2,753     2,482     2,363     2,273         -4%
Mathematics                            59,441    56,773    53,842    53,782    53,979          0%

Biology                                23,160    22,986    22,213    23,200    22,787         -2%
Chemistry                              22,621    21,690    20,876    20,688    20,078         -3%
Physics                                19,136    18,170    16,917    17,064    15,940         -7%
Science                                11,470     8,322     6,206     5,741     4,205        -27%

Classical Studies                         275       376       382       311       296         -5%
Contemporary Social Studies               237       214       220       200        97        -52%
Economics                                 592       358       241       289       244        -16%
Geography                              21,322    19,825    18,937    19,646    19,192         -2%
History                                21,934    22,239    21,089    21,136    20,840         -1%
Modern Studies                         14,596    14,265    13,421    14,196    14,114         -1%
Religious Studies                       1,712     1,555     1,583     1,681     1,685          0%
Social and Vocational Skills            3,103     3,109     3,038     3,181     3,191          0%

Administration                         14,500    14,354    13,118    13,321    11,536        -13%
Business Management                     5,056     5,692     5,698     6,618     6,591          0%
Computing Studies                      21,723    18,849    17,237    16,508    16,040         -3%
Craft and Design                       15,029    14,319    14,055    13,899    13,635         -2%
Graphic Communication                   9,944     9,755     9,562    10,450     9,746         -7%
Home Economics                          8,808     8,319     7,782     7,657     7,285         -5%
Technological Studies                   2,244     2,152     1,921     1,902     1,771         -7%

Art and Design                         21,908    20,630    19,512    18,563    17,184         -7%
Drama                                   5,663     5,978     5,659     6,106     6,343          4%
Music                                  10,900    10,837    10,229    10,542    10,601          1%

Physical Education                     18,050    17,852    17,564    18,358    18,686         2%

Subtotals                             453,450   433,855   411,181   415,874   404,693         -3%

Gaelic (Learners) (Writing)              148       147       143       178       157         -12%

Totals                                453,598   434,002   411,324   416,052   404,850         -3%
TABLE SG2: ENTRIES FOR EACH SUBJECT AT STANDARD GRADE BY STAGE, 2007

ALL CANDIDATES
                                                                                                    OTHER /
                                          TOTAL                                       OTHER            NOT
SUBJECT                                 ENTRIES         S3        S4    S5     S6    SCHOOL    FE   KNOWN
Classical Greek                                8          -      63%      -   13%          -    -      25%
English                                   59,733        9%       91%    0%     0%        0%     -       0%
English - Alternative Communication            2          -     100%      -      -         -    -         -
French                                    32,318        1%       98%    0%     0%        0%     -       0%
Gaelic (Learners)                            383        1%       99%      -      -       0%     -         -
Gàidhlig                                     173        3%       97%      -      -       1%     -         -
German                                     9,784        3%       97%    0%     0%        0%     -         -
Italian                                      420        0%       97%      -    1%        1%     -         -
Latin                                        460        0%       99%      -    0%        0%     -         -
Russian                                        1      100%          -     -      -         -    -         -
Spanish                                    2,923        1%       96%    1%     1%        0%     -         -
Urdu                                         149       11%       84%    2%     1%        2%     -         -

Accounting and Finance                      2,273         0%     99%    0%       -       0%     -         -
Mathematics                                53,979         6%     93%    0%     0%        0%     -       0%

Biology                                    22,787         1%     98%    0%     0%        0%     -       0%
Chemistry                                  20,078         1%     98%    0%     0%        0%     -       0%
Physics                                    15,940         1%     98%    0%     0%        0%     -       0%
Science                                     4,205         1%     98%    0%     0%        0%     -         -

Classical Studies                             296         5%     95%    0%       -         -    -         -
Contemporary Social Studies                    97           -   100%      -      -         -    -         -
Economics                                     244           -   100%      -      -         -    -         -
Geography                                  19,192         2%     98%    0%       -       0%     -       0%
History                                    20,840         1%     98%    0%       -       0%     -         -
Modern Studies                             14,114         1%     99%    0%     0%        0%     -       0%
Religious Studies                           1,685         4%     95%    1%       -       0%     -         -
Social and Vocational Skills                3,191         4%     95%    1%     0%        0%     -       0%

Administration                             11,536         1%     99%    0%     0%        0%     -         -
Business Management                         6,591         2%     98%    0%       -       0%     -       0%
Computing Studies                          16,040         2%     98%    0%     0%        0%     -         -
Craft and Design                           13,635         2%     98%    0%     0%        0%     -       0%
Graphic Communication                       9,746         1%     99%    0%     0%        0%     -         -
Home Economics                              7,285         2%     98%    0%     0%        0%     -         -
Technological Studies                       1,771         0%     99%    0%       -       0%     -         -

Art and Design                             17,184         1%     99%    0%     0%        0%     -       0%
Drama                                       6,343         2%     98%    0%       -       0%     -         -
Music                                      10,601         3%     96%    0%     0%        0%     -         -

Physical Education                         18,686         2%     98%    0%       -       0%     -         -

Totals                                    404,693    13,085 390,461     318     98       687    0        44
- as percentages                                        3%     96%      0%     0%        0%    0%       0%

Note: Excludes the Writing option of Gaelic (Learners).
TABLE SG3: ENTRIES, AWARDS AND NUMBERS OF CENTRES FOR EACH SUBJECT AT STANDARD GRADE, 2007

ALL CANDIDATES
                                                                                       GRADE                               NO. OF
SUBJECT                                 ENTRIES             1          2          3          4         5       6       7 CENTRES
Classical Greek                                8            6          1          0          0         1       0       0        4
English                                   59,733        5,818     18,442     19,836     12,506     2,351      81       0      422
English - Alternative Communication            2            0          0          0          2         0       0       0        1
French                                    32,318        5,662      6,848      7,829      7,578     2,855     525       5      370
Gaelic (Learners)                            383           91        128         79         53        19       3       0       24
Gàidhlig                                     173           47         82         27          9         2       0       0       28
German                                     9,784        1,678      2,395      2,648      1,851       687     117       1      211
Italian                                      420          107         74         79         93        45      11       1       21
Latin                                        460          237        137         34         18        20       4       1       36
Russian                                        1            1          0          0          0         0       0       0        1
Spanish                                    2,923          568        775        726        504       230      39       0      115
Urdu                                         149           72         26         14         21         9       1       0       15

Accounting and Finance                      2,273         469        551        365         409      275      148      14     146
Mathematics                                53,979       9,410      6,741     11,503       8,898   11,870    4,331   1,177     417

Biology                                    22,787       5,210      6,521       5,997      2,057    1,921     726      48      382
Chemistry                                  20,078       5,472      5,796       5,550      1,508    1,197     370      34      377
Physics                                    15,940       5,076      4,306       3,834      1,294      700     536      46      370
Science                                     4,205         129        287       1,140      1,187      761     338      51      141

Classical Studies                             296         100         70          28         24       36       19      3       14
Contemporary Social Studies                    97           0          1          10         25       44       13      0        8
Economics                                     244          10         59          46         43       33       47      6       15
Geography                                  19,192       3,227      4,884       3,898      2,778    2,009    1,731    660      372
History                                    20,840       4,964      5,428       3,536      2,794    2,260    1,395    450      357
Modern Studies                             14,114       3,390      3,120       2,744      2,298    1,889      495    175      284
Religious Studies                           1,685         256        348         288        289      248      151     24       79
Social and Vocational Skills                3,191         519        794         794        612      247       67      5      117

Administration                             11,536       1,275      3,121       2,190      2,371    1,479     777     151      304
Business Management                         6,591       1,549      1,809       1,330        991      599     191       9      211
Computing Studies                          16,040       3,611      3,881       3,738      2,926    1,440     239      13      326
Craft and Design                           13,635       1,614      3,385       3,664      2,791    1,351     330      22      348
Graphic Communication                       9,746       1,742      2,796       2,210      1,601      932     247       7      336
Home Economics                              7,285         609      2,003       2,201      1,552      577     113       2      258
Technological Studies                       1,771         501        461         337        268       74      94      12      114

Art and Design                             17,184       2,490      5,715       5,694      2,389     436       50       1      323
Drama                                       6,343       1,195      1,940       1,550      1,051     335       94       2      158
Music                                      10,601       3,609      3,501       1,939        867     369       64       5      307

Physical Education                         18,686       2,867      5,940       5,572      3,066     752       80       1      357

Subtotals                                 404,693     73,581     102,366    101,430      66,724   38,053   13,427   2,926
- as percentages                                        18%         25%        25%         16%       9%       3%      1%

Gaelic (Learners) (Writing)*                  157          17         25          47         26        -        -       -      15

Totals                                    404,850     73,598     102,391    101,477      66,750   38,053   13,427   2,926
- as percentages                                        18%         25%        25%         16%       9%       3%      1%

* Awards in the optional Writing Element for Gaelic (Learners) are made at grades 1 to 4 only.
TABLE SG4: PERCENTAGE GRADE DISTRIBUTION FOR EACH SUBJECT AND ELEMENT AT STANDARD GRADE, 2007


ALL CANDIDATES, PERCENTAGES
                                                                                 GRADE (%)                     OTHER/
SUBJECT/ELEMENT                                 ENTRIES           1      2       3        4      5   6    7 NO AWARD
Classical Greek                                          8      75     13        0        0     13   0    0         0
         Interpretation                                         88       0       0       13      0   0    0         0
         Translation                                            63     25        0        0      0   0   13         0
         Investigation                                          63       0      38        0      0   0    0         0
English                                             59,733      10     31       33       21      4   0    0         1
         Reading                                                13     29       27       19      9   1    0         1
         Writing                                                  6    22       39       26      6   0    0         1
         Talking                                                21     32       30       14      3   1    0         0
English - Alternative Communication                      2        0      0       0      100      0   0    0         0
         Reading                                                  0      0       0        0    100   0    0         0
         Writing                                                  0      0       0        0    100   0    0         0
         Communicating                                            0      0     100        0      0   0    0         0
French                                              32,318      18     21       24       23      9   2    0         3
         Reading                                                17     17       18       30     10   3    1         2
         Listening                                              15     18       20       30      8   4    2         3
         Speaking                                               22     22       23       19     10   4    0         0
         Writing                                                17     21       25       20     11   4    1         0
Gaelic (Learners)                                      383      24     33       21       14      5   1    0         3
         Reading                                                23     39       14       16      2   2    2         2
         Listening                                              30     35       13       17      3   1    0         2
         Speaking                                               22     27       25       17      6   2    0         0
Gaelic (Learners) Writing*                             157      11     16       30       17      0   0    0        27
Gàidhlig                                               173      27     47       16        5      1   0    0         3
         Reading                                                31     40       16        7      2   0    0         3
         Listening                                              48     26       17        3      2   1    1         2
         Writing                                                10     33       35       15      2   1    0         3
         Speaking                                               35     37       23        3      1   1    0         0
German                                               9,784      17     24       27       19      7   1    0         4
         Reading                                                18     17       28       20      9   4    1         3
         Listening                                              13     23       22       28      6   2    1         4
         Speaking                                               23     23       25       18      7   3    0         0
         Writing                                                13     20       27       24     11   4    1         0
Italian                                                420      25     18       19       22     11   3    0         2
         Reading                                                24     18       20       25      5   5    2         2
         Listening                                              16     24       21       29      5   3    0         2
         Speaking                                               30     17       14       17     14   7    1         0
         Writing                                                26     14       15       19     15   8    1         0
Latin                                                  460      52     30        7        4      4   1    0         2
         Interpretation                                         45     28       11        5      2   2    4         2
         Translation                                            55     29        5        4      2   1    1         2
         Investigation                                          62     26        8        2      1   0    0         0
Russian                                                  1     100       0       0        0      0   0    0         0
         Reading                                               100       0       0        0      0   0    0         0
         Listening                                             100       0       0        0      0   0    0         0
         Speaking                                              100       0       0        0      0   0    0         0
         Writing                                                  0   100        0        0      0   0    0         0
Spanish                                              2,923      19     27       25       17      8   1    0         3
         Reading                                                19     21       24       22      8   3    1         2
         Listening                                              14     24       28       17      9   4    2         2
         Speaking                                               31     23       21       14      7   3    0         0
         Writing                                                13     20       26       24     12   5    0         0
Urdu                                                   149      48     17        9       14      6   1    0         4
         Reading                                                52       9       8        9      5   7    7         3
         Listening                                              56     11       23        3      2   1    1         3
         Speaking                                               47     24       15        7      3   2    0         1
         Writing                                                30     30       23       12      3   3    0         0
* Awards in the optional Writing Element for Gaelic (Learners) are made at grades 1 to 4 only.
TABLE SG4: PERCENTAGE GRADE DISTRIBUTION FOR EACH SUBJECT AND ELEMENT AT STANDARD GRADE, 2007 (CONT.)


ALL CANDIDATES, PERCENTAGES
                                                                                GRADE (%)                   OTHER/
SUBJECT/ELEMENT                                 ENTRIES         1      2        3     4      5    6    7 NO AWARD
Accounting and Finance                              2,273      21     24       16    18     12    7    1         2
        Knowledge and Understanding                            13     21       10    22     16    9    8         2
        Handling Information                                   20     25       19    18      7    8    3         2
        Practical Abilities                                    50      9       17     7      9    4    3         0
Mathematics                                       53,979       17     12       21    16     22    8    2         0
        Knowledge and Understanding                            17     14       17    17     23    9    3         0
        Reasoning and Enquiry                                  12     12       20    20     20   10    6         0
Biology                                           22,787       23     29       26     9      8    3    0         1
        Knowledge and Understanding*                           18     21       21    20      5    0   14         1
        Problem Solving*                                       20     37       17    17      3    0    4         1
        Practical Abilities*                                   76     17        4     1      1    0    0         0
Chemistry                                         20,078       27     29       28     8      6    2    0         1
        Knowledge and Understanding*                           23     24       20    19      6    0    8         1
        Problem Solving*                                       22     35       21    17      2    0    2         1
        Practical Abilities*                                   86      9        2     1      1    0    1         0
Physics                                           15,940       32     27       24     8      4    3    0         1
        Knowledge and Understanding*                           29     27       15    16      6    0    6         1
        Problem Solving*                                       24     31       23    10      5    0    5         1
        Practical Abilities*                                   78     15        3     2      1    0    1         0
Science                                             4,205       3      7       27    28     18    8    1         7
        Knowledge and Understanding                             3      6       13    24     27   13    7         7
        Problem Solving                                         4      6       25    26     14   12    6         7
        Practical Abilities                                    35     30       15    10      6    3    2         0
Classical Studies                                     296      34     24        9     8     12    6    1         5
        Knowledge and Understanding                            36     22        6     9      8    4    9         5
        Evaluating                                             29     26        7    12      8    4   10         5
        Investigating                                          43     20       14    11      6    3    2         0
Contemporary Social Studies                            97       0      1       10    26     45   13    0         4
        Knowledge and Understanding                             1      0       10    21     34   30    1         3
        Evaluating                                              1      1       22    30     34    9    0         3
        Investigating                                           0      0        7    20     45   26    1         1
Economics                                             244       4     24       19    18     14   19    2         0
        Knowledge and Understanding                            17     25       14    13      2    8   22         0
        Enquiry Skills                                          4     21       14    28     17   12    5         0
Geography                                         19,192       17     25       20    14     10    9    3         0
        Knowledge and Understanding                            18     26       12    16     12    8    7         0
        Enquiry Skills                                         17     26       21    15      8    9    4         0
History                                           20,840       24     26       17    13     11    7    2         0
        Knowledge and Understanding                            23     24       18    20     10    3    2         0
        Enquiry Skills                                         25     27       15    14      8    7    5         0
Modern Studies                                    14,114       24     22       19    16     13    4    1         0
        Knowledge and Understanding                            22     21       18    15     18    3    3         0
        Enquiry Skills                                         26     23       20    14     12    3    2         0
Religious Studies                                   1,685      15     21       17    17     15    9    1         5
        Knowledge and Understanding                            16     21       13    22      8    7   10         4
        Evaluating                                             14     18       17    16     10    7   15         4
        Investigating                                          26     22       20    15      9    6    1         1
Social and Vocational Skills                        3,191      16     25       25    19      8    2    0         5
        Communicative Abilities                                 8     21       25    21     13    7    1         4
        Practical Abilities                                    18     26       24    18      8    4    1         0
* Awards in the Elements of Biology, Chemistry, and Physics are not made at grade 6.
TABLE SG4: PERCENTAGE GRADE DISTRIBUTION FOR EACH SUBJECT AND ELEMENT AT STANDARD GRADE, 2007 (CONT.)


ALL CANDIDATES, PERCENTAGES
                                                                    GRADE (%)                  OTHER/
SUBJECT/ELEMENT                               ENTRIES     1    2    3     4      5    6   7 NO AWARD
Administration                                  11,536   11   27   19   21      13    7   1         1
        Knowledge and Understanding                       9   12   23   22      13   12   7         1
        Problem Solving                                  12   20   25   19      10    7   5         1
        Practical Abilities                              35   13   25     9     10    3   5         0
Business Management                              6,591   24   27   20   15       9    3   0         2
        Knowledge and Understanding                      19   23   27   12      11    3   4         2
        Decision Making                                  24   22   23   13       8    6   2         2
        Practical Abilities                              40   19   22   11       6    1   1         0
Computing Studies                               16,040   23   24   23   18       9    1   0         1
        Knowledge and Understanding                      21   21   22   19      13    3   2         1
        Problem Solving                                  21   21   17   23      10    5   1         1
        Practical Abilities                              34   27   19   12       5    1   0         0
Craft and Design                                13,635   12   25   27   20      10    2   0         4
        Knowledge and Understanding                      11   24   16   22      12    9   4         3
        Designing                                        18   22   25   18      11    5   1         0
        Practical Abilities                              22   27   25   15       7    3   1         0
Graphic Communication                            9,746   18   29   23   16      10    3   0         2
        Knowledge and Interpretation                     21   22   28   11      11    2   2         2
        Drawing Abilities                                17   22   18   18      11    5   6         2
        Illustration and Presentation                    29   31   20   11       6    2   0         0
Home Economics                                   7,285    8   27   30   21       8    2   0         3
        Knowledge and Understanding                       4    7   26   26      15   10   9         3
        Handling Information                             10   13   31   16      14    8   4         3
        Practical and Organisational Skills              22   34   26   12       4    1   1         0
Technological Studies                            1,771   28   26   19   15       4    5   1         1
        Knowledge and Understanding                      22   29   13   22       5    0   7         1
        Reasoning and Numerical Analysis                 29   25   13   18       7    0   7         1
        Application of Technology                        46   29   17     6      1    0   1         0
Art and Design                                  17,184   14   33   33   14       3    0   0         2
        Expressive Activity                              12   27   39   17       3    0   0         2
        Critical Activity                                22   26   32   13       4    1   1         1
        Design Activity                                  25   27   28   14       5    2   1         0
Drama                                            6,343   19   31   24   17       5    1   0         3
        Knowledge and Understanding                       9   23   25   22      11    3   4         3
        Creating                                         34   27   20   11       5    2   0         0
        Presenting                                       28   29   23   12       5    2   0         0
Music                                           10,601   34   33   18     8      3    1   0         2
        Solo Performing                                  45   26   12     5      5    3   3         1
        Listening                                        19   35   22   18       3    1   1         1
        Group Performing                                 46   27   14     7      3    2   2         1
        Inventing                                        33   26   21   12       5    2   1         0
Physical Education                              18,686   15   32   30   16       4    0   0         2
        Knowledge and Understanding                       9   22   23   20      13    6   6         2
        Evaluating                                        8   25   27   18      11    5   4         2
        Practical Performance                            28   37   25     7      1    0   0         0
TABLE SG5a: ENTRIES AND AWARDS BY GENDER FOR EACH SUBJECT AT STANDARD GRADE, 2007

MALE CANDIDATES
                                                      AS %
                                                     OF ALL                                       GRADE
SUBJECT                                 ENTRIES      CANDS             1          2          3          4        5      6       7
Classical Greek                                4       50%             3          0          0          0        1      0       0
English                                   30,156       50%         2,165      8,020     10,403      7,522    1,640     58       0
English - Alternative Communication                     0%
French                                     15,104      47%         1,870      2,763       3,674     4,169    1,741    362       3
Gaelic (Learners)                             193      50%            37         59          40        32       14      2       0
Gaidhlig                                       87      50%            16         53          12         3        2      0       0
German                                      4,738      48%           583        996       1,346     1,098      430     84       0
Italian                                       159      38%            31         21          30        44       25      7       0
Latin                                         210      46%            94         67          21         8       11      3       1
Russian                                         1     100%             1          0           0         0        0      0       0
Spanish                                     1,251      43%           175        274         309       271      149     30       0
Urdu                                           81      54%            27         15          11        16        6      1       0

Accounting and Finance                      1,152       51%          247        296         179       193      145      69      8
Mathematics                                27,324       51%        4,573      3,334       6,065     4,415    6,288   2,090    536

Biology                                     7,116       31%        1,668      1,974       1,873       708     567     229      14
Chemistry                                   9,876       49%        2,692      2,823       2,752       778     545     206      13
Physics                                    11,567       73%        3,345      3,151       2,936     1,019     548     420      35
Science                                     2,260       54%           75        181         651       631     391     157      24

Classical Studies                             151       51%           36         41          12        19       18     13       2
Contemporary Social Studies                    64       66%            0          1           8        19       24      9       0
Economics                                     150       61%            6         45          26        29       17     24       3
Geography                                  10,812       56%        1,601      2,710       2,282     1,693    1,235    919     369
History                                    10,507       50%        2,211      2,670       1,719     1,439    1,355    825     279
Modern Studies                              5,830       41%        1,171      1,212       1,198     1,005      931    233      80
Religious Studies                             584       35%           54         98          89       111      112     69      12
Social and Vocational Skills                1,557       49%          164        320         407       375      155     49       3

Administration                              2,980       26%          231        616         538       668      512    303      59
Business Management                         3,272       50%          705        902         692       517      302    103       6
Computing Studies                          10,254       64%        2,296      2,424       2,367     1,900      969    177       6
Craft and Design                           10,476       77%        1,091      2,581       2,861     2,273    1,062    272      15
Graphic Communication                       6,648       68%        1,026      1,841       1,564     1,147      723    194       6
Home Economics                              1,450       20%           49        225         397       416      243     65       1
Technological Studies                       1,640       93%          461        424         302       259       69     90      12

Art and Design                              5,938       35%          516      1,597       2,164     1,199     253      28       1
Drama                                       2,186       34%          300        570         558       445     173      57       1
Music                                       4,577       43%        1,491      1,442         831       433     218      35       2

Physical Education                         12,815       69%        2,111      4,146       3,828     1,947     438      47       0

Subtotals                                203,170        50%      33,122      47,892     52,145     36,801   21,312   7,230   1,491
- as percentages                                                   16%         24%        26%        18%      10%      4%      1%

Gaelic (Learners) (Writing)*                   65       41%            6         10          14        14        -       -       -

Totals                                   203,235        50%      33,128      47,902     52,159     36,815   21,312   7,230   1,491
- as percentages                                                   16%         24%        26%        18%      10%      4%      1%

* Awards in the optional Writing Element for Gaelic (Learners) are made at grades 1 to 4 only.
TABLE SG5b: ENTRIES AND AWARDS BY GENDER FOR EACH SUBJECT AT STANDARD GRADE, 2007

FEMALE CANDIDATES
                                                       AS %
                                                      OF ALL                                      GRADE
SUBJECT                                 ENTRIES       CANDS            1           2          3         4        5      6       7
Classical Greek                                4        50%            3           1          0         0        0      0       0
English                                   29,577        50%        3,653      10,422      9,433     4,984      711     23       0
English - Alternative Communication            2       100%            0           0          0         2        0      0       0
French                                    17,214        53%        3,792       4,085      4,155     3,409    1,114    163       2
Gaelic (Learners)                            190        50%           54          69         39        21        5      1       0
Gaidhlig                                      86        50%           31          29         15         6        0      0       0
German                                     5,046        52%        1,095       1,399      1,302       753      257     33       1
Italian                                      261        62%           76          53         49        49       20      4       1
Latin                                        250        54%          143          70         13        10        9      1       0
Russian                                                  0%
Spanish                                      1,672      57%          393         501        417       233      81       9       0
Urdu                                            68      46%           45          11          3         5       3       0       0

Accounting and Finance                      1,121        49%         222         255        186       216      130      79      6
Mathematics                                26,655        49%       4,837       3,407      5,438     4,483    5,582   2,241    641

Biology                                    15,671        69%       3,542       4,547      4,124     1,349    1,354    497      34
Chemistry                                  10,202        51%       2,780       2,973      2,798       730      652    164      21
Physics                                     4,373        27%       1,731       1,155        898       275      152    116      11
Science                                     1,945        46%          54         106        489       556      370    181      27

Classical Studies                             145        49%          64          29         16         5      18       6       1
Contemporary Social Studies                    33        34%           0           0          2         6      20       4       0
Economics                                      94        39%           4          14         20        14      16      23       3
Geography                                   8,380        44%       1,626       2,174      1,616     1,085     774     812     291
History                                    10,333        50%       2,753       2,758      1,817     1,355     905     570     171
Modern Studies                              8,284        59%       2,219       1,908      1,546     1,293     958     262      95
Religious Studies                           1,101        65%         202         250        199       178     136      82      12
Social and Vocational Skills                1,634        51%         355         474        387       237      92      18       2

Administration                               8,556       74%       1,044       2,505      1,652     1,703     967     474      92
Business Management                          3,319       50%         844         907        638       474     297      88       3
Computing Studies                            5,786       36%       1,315       1,457      1,371     1,026     471      62       7
Craft and Design                             3,159       23%         523         804        803       518     289      58       7
Graphic Communication                        3,098       32%         716         955        646       454     209      53       1
Home Economics                               5,835       80%         560       1,778      1,804     1,136     334      48       1
Technological Studies                          131        7%          40          37         35         9       5       4       0

Art and Design                             11,246        65%       1,974       4,118      3,530     1,190     183      22       0
Drama                                       4,157        66%         895       1,370        992       606     162      37       1
Music                                       6,024        57%       2,118       2,059      1,108       434     151      29       3

Physical Education                           5,871       31%         756       1,794      1,744     1,119     314      33       1

Subtotals                                 201,523        50%      40,459      54,474     49,285    29,923   16,741   6,197   1,435
- as percentages                                                    20%         27%        24%       15%       8%      3%      1%

Gaelic (Learners) (Writing)*                    92       59%           11         15         33        12        -       -       -

Totals                                    201,615        50%      40,470      54,489     49,318    29,935   16,741   6,197   1,435
- as percentages                                                    20%         27%        24%       15%       8%      3%      1%

* Awards in the optional Writing Element for Gaelic (Learners) are made at grades 1 to 4 only.
TABLE SG5c: ENTRIES AND AWARDS BY GENDER FOR EACH SUBJECT AT STANDARD GRADE, 2007

ALL CANDIDATES
                                                                               % OF MALE ENTRIES     % OF FEMALE ENTRIES
                                           TOTAL       % OF ENTRIES          GRADES GRADES GRADES GRADES GRADES GRADES
SUBJECT                                  ENTRIES        MALE FEMALE             1-2     1-4      1-6  1-2      1-4      1-6
Classical Greek                                 8          50       50            75      75     100   100     100       100
English                                    59,733          50       50            34      93      99    48       96       99
English - Alternative Communication             2           0     100              -       -       -     0     100       100
French                                     32,318          47       53            31      83      97    46       90       97
Gaelic (Learners)                             383          50       50            50      87      95    65       96       99
Gaidhlig                                      173          50       50            79      97      99    70       94       94
German                                      9,784          48       52            33      85      96    49       90       96
Italian                                       420          38       62            33      79      99    49       87       96
Latin                                         460          46       54            77      90      97    85       94       98
Russian                                         1         100        0           100     100     100     0        0        0
Spanish                                     2,923          43       57            36      82      97    53       92       98
Urdu                                          149          54       46            52      85      94    82       94       99
                                                                                                         -        -        -
Accounting and Finance                       2,273          51          49        47      79      98    43       78       97
Mathematics                                 53,979          51          49        29      67      98    31       68       97

Biology                                     22,787          31          69          51           87   99   52     87      98
Chemistry                                   20,078          49          51          56           92   99   56     91      99
Physics                                     15,940          73          27          56           90   99   66     93      99
Science                                      4,205          54          46          11           68   92    8     62      90

Classical Studies                              296          51          49          51           72   92   64     79      95
Contemporary Social Studies                     97          66          34           2           44   95    0     24      97
Economics                                      244          61          39          34           71   98   19     55      97
Geography                                   19,192          56          44          40           77   97   45     78      97
History                                     20,840          50          50          46           77   97   53     84      98
Modern Studies                              14,114          41          59          41           79   99   50     84      99
Religious Studies                            1,685          35          65          26           60   91   41     75      95
Social and Vocational Skills                 3,191          49          51          31           81   94   51     89      96

Administration                              11,536          26          74          28           69   96   41     81      98
Business Management                          6,591          50          50          49           86   98   53     86      98
Computing Studies                           16,040          64          36          46           88   99   48     89      99
Craft and Design                            13,635          77          23          35           84   97   42     84      95
Graphic Communication                        9,746          68          32          43           84   98   54     89      98
Home Economics                               7,285          20          80          19           75   96   40     90      97
Technological Studies                        1,771          93           7          54           88   98   59     92      99

Art and Design                              17,184          35          65          36           92   97   54     96      98
Drama                                        6,343          34          66          40           86   96   54     93      98
Music                                       10,601          43          57          64           92   97   69     95      98

Physical Education                          18,686          69          31          49           94   98   43     92      98

Subtotals                                  404,693          50          50          40           84   98   47     86      98

Gaelic (Learners) (Writing)*                   157          41          59          25           68   68   28     77      77

Totals                                     404,850          50          50          40           84   98   47     86      98

* Awards in the optional Writing Element for Gaelic (Learners) are made at grades 1 to 4 only.
TABLE SG6a: NUMBER OF STANDARD GRADE ENTRIES PER CANDIDATE, 2007

ALL CANDIDATES
NO. OF
SUBJECTS             TOTAL                                  MALE                 FEMALE
IN WHICH                 CUMULATIVE                            CUMULATIVE             CUMULATIVE
ENTERED        NUMBER PERCENTAGE                     NUMBER PERCENTAGE      NUMBER PERCENTAGE
9                   403          1%                       222          1%        181          1%
8                20,325         30%                    10,145         30%     10,180         31%
7                16,100         54%                     7,974         53%      8,126         54%
6                10,675         69%                     5,432         69%      5,243         70%
5                 5,971         78%                     2,978         78%      2,993         79%
4                 3,305         83%                     1,724         83%      1,581         83%
3                 2,068         86%                     1,139         86%        929         86%
2                 2,900         90%                     1,568         91%      1,332         90%
1                 6,637        100%                     3,263        100%      3,374        100%
Total cands      68,384                                34,445                 33,939
Total entries   404,693                               203,170                201,523
Entries/cand         5.9                                   5.9                    5.9



TABLE SG6b: NUMBER OF STANDARD GRADE CREDIT LEVEL AWARDS PER CANDIDATE, 2007

ALL CANDIDATES
NO. OF
AWARDS               TOTAL                                  MALE                 FEMALE
AT GRADES                CUMULATIVE                            CUMULATIVE             CUMULATIVE
1 AND 2        NUMBER PERCENTAGE                     NUMBER PERCENTAGE      NUMBER PERCENTAGE
9                   117          0%                         55         0%          62         0%
8                 4,764          7%                     2,008          6%      2,756          8%
7                 4,794         14%                     2,126         12%      2,668         16%
6                 4,627         21%                     2,130         18%      2,497         24%
5                 4,244         27%                     1,985         24%      2,259         30%
4                 4,442         34%                     2,118         30%      2,324         37%
3                 4,671         40%                     2,302         37%      2,369         44%
2                 5,863         49%                     3,047         46%      2,816         52%
1                10,735         65%                     5,396         61%      5,339         68%
0                24,127        100%                    13,278        100%     10,849        100%
Total cands      68,384                                34,445                 33,939
Awards 1-2      175,947                                81,014                 94,933
Awards/cand          2.6                                   2.4                    2.8

Note: Entries and awards exclude the Writing option of Gaelic (Learners).
TABLE SG6c: NUMBER OF STANDARD GRADE CREDIT AND GENERAL LEVEL AWARDS
             PER CANDIDATE, 2007

ALL CANDIDATES
NO. OF
AWARDS               TOTAL                                  MALE                 FEMALE
AT GRADES                CUMULATIVE                            CUMULATIVE             CUMULATIVE
1 TO 4         NUMBER PERCENTAGE                     NUMBER PERCENTAGE      NUMBER PERCENTAGE
9                   303          0%                       163          0%        140          0%
8                14,958         22%                     7,332         22%      7,626         23%
7                12,056         40%                     5,856         39%      6,200         41%
6                 8,965         53%                     4,409         52%      4,556         55%
5                 6,531         63%                     3,180         61%      3,351         64%
4                 5,214         70%                     2,647         68%      2,567         72%
3                 4,391         77%                     2,352         75%      2,039         78%
2                 4,499         83%                     2,438         82%      2,061         84%
1                 7,846         95%                     3,971         94%      3,875         96%
0                 3,621        100%                     2,097        100%      1,524        100%
Total cands      68,384                                34,445                 33,939
Awards 1-4      344,101                               169,960                174,141
Awards/cand          5.0                                   4.9                    5.1



TABLE SG6d: NUMBER OF STANDARD GRADE CREDIT, GENERAL AND FOUNDATION LEVEL
             AWARDS PER CANDIDATE, 2007

ALL CANDIDATES
NO. OF
AWARDS               TOTAL                                  MALE                 FEMALE
AT GRADES                CUMULATIVE                            CUMULATIVE             CUMULATIVE
1 TO 6         NUMBER PERCENTAGE                     NUMBER PERCENTAGE      NUMBER PERCENTAGE
9                   385          1%                       211          1%        174          1%
8                19,568         29%                     9,736         29%      9,832         29%
7                15,515         52%                     7,735         51%      7,780         52%
6                10,443         67%                     5,290         67%      5,153         68%
5                 6,066         76%                     3,010         75%      3,056         77%
4                 3,523         81%                     1,830         81%      1,693         82%
3                 2,309         85%                     1,251         84%      1,058         85%
2                 3,149         89%                     1,721         89%      1,428         89%
1                 6,662         99%                     3,265         99%      3,397         99%
0                   764        100%                       396        100%        368        100%
Total cands      68,384                                34,445                 33,939
Awards 1-6      395,581                               198,502                197,079
Awards/cand          5.8                                   5.8                    5.8

Note: Entries and awards exclude the Writing option of Gaelic (Learners).
TABLE SG7: TREND IN SUCCESSFUL APPEALS FOR EACH ELEMENT AT STANDARD
GRADE, 2004 TO 2007

ALL CANDIDATES
                                                   SUCCESSFUL APPEALS AS A PERCENTAGE OF
                                                                  ENTRIES
SUBJECT/ELEMENT                                         2004       2005       2006   2007
Classical Greek
            Interpretation                                 -         -          -       -
            Translation                                    -         -          -       -
            Investigation                                0%          -          -       -
English
            Reading                                      0%        0%         0%      2%
            Writing                                      0%        0%         1%      1%
            Talking                                      n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
English - Alternative Communication
            Reading                                        -         -          -       -
            Writing                                        -         -          -       -
            Communicating                                n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
French
            Reading                                      2%        3%         2%      3%
            Listening                                    1%        1%         2%      2%
            Speaking                                     n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
            Writing                                      0%        0%         0%      1%
Gaelic (Learners)
            Reading                                        -       1%         2%      1%
            Listening                                    0%        1%         1%      1%
            Speaking                                     n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
Gaelic (Learners) Writing*                                 -         -        1%     13%
Gàidhlig
            Reading                                      0%          -        1% -
            Listening                                      -         -        1%      0%
            Writing                                        -         -        0%      0%
            Speaking                                     n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
German
            Reading                                      1%        1%         2%      8%
            Listening                                    1%        1%         1%      4%
            Speaking                                     n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
            Writing                                      1%        0%         2%      1%
Italian
            Reading                                      1%          -        0%      2%
            Listening                                    0%        0%           -     0%
            Speaking                                     n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
            Writing                                        -         -        1%      1%
Latin
            Interpretation                               2%        1%         1%      3%
            Translation                                  2%        2%         1%      3%
            Investigation                                0%        1%         1%      1%
Russian
            Reading                                        -         -          -       -
            Listening                                      -         -          -       -
            Speaking                                     n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
            Writing                                        -         -          -       -
Spanish
            Reading                                      2%        2%         1%      4%
            Listening                                    2%        0%         1%      3%
            Speaking                                     n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
            Writing                                      0%        0%         2%      2%
Urdu
            Reading                                      0%        0%         0%        -
            Listening                                      -         -          -       -
            Speaking                                     n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
            Writing                                        -       1%           -       -
* Gaelic (Learners) Writing element is optional.
TABLE SG7: TREND IN SUCCESSFUL APPEALS FOR EACH ELEMENT AT STANDARD
GRADE, 2004 TO 2007 (CONTINUED)


ALL CANDIDATES
                                         SUCCESSFUL APPEALS AS A PERCENTAGE OF
                                                        ENTRIES
SUBJECT/ELEMENT                               2004       2005       2006   2007
Accounting and Finance
           Knowledge and Understanding         2%        2%         2%      4%
           Handling Information                1%        1%         1%      3%
           Practical Abilities                 n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
Mathematics
           Knowledge and Understanding         1%        1%         1%      2%
           Reasoning and Enquiry               1%        1%         1%      2%
Biology
           Knowledge and Understanding         1%        0%         1%      1%
           Problem Solving                     1%        1%         1%      1%
           Practical Abilities                 n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
Chemistry
           Knowledge and Understanding         0%        0%         0%      0%
           Problem Solving                     0%        0%         0%      0%
           Practical Abilities                 n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
Physics
           Knowledge and Understanding         0%        0%         0%      1%
           Problem Solving                     0%        0%         0%      1%
           Practical Abilities                 n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
Science
           Knowledge and Understanding         1%        1%         1%      1%
           Problem Solving                     1%        1%         0%      1%
           Practical Abilities                 n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
Classical Studies
           Knowledge and Understanding         5%        5%        13%      5%
           Evaluating                          5%        4%         5%      5%
           Investigating                       n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
Contemporary Social Studies
           Knowledge and Understanding           -       1%           -     1%
           Evaluating                            -         -        1%        -
           Investigating                       n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
Economics
           Knowledge and Understanding         2%        3%         5%      5%
           Enquiry Skills                      6%        9%         6%     13%
Geography
           Knowledge and Understanding         3%        2%         2%      3%
           Enquiry Skills                      2%        2%         2%      4%
History
           Knowledge and Understanding         1%        2%         2%      2%
           Enquiry Skills                      2%        2%         2%      3%
Modern Studies
           Knowledge and Understanding         2%        2%         2%      3%
           Enquiry Skills                      2%        2%         2%      5%
Religious Studies
           Knowledge and Understanding         2%        2%         4%      3%
           Evaluating                          2%        3%         5%      3%
           Investigating                       n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
Social and Vocational Skills
           Communicative Abilities             0%        2%         1%      0%
           Practical Abilities                 n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
TABLE SG7: TREND IN SUCCESSFUL APPEALS FOR EACH ELEMENT AT STANDARD
GRADE, 2004 TO 2007 (CONTINUED)


ALL CANDIDATES
                                                 SUCCESSFUL APPEALS AS A PERCENTAGE OF
                                                                ENTRIES
SUBJECT/ELEMENT                                       2004       2005       2006   2007
Administration
           Knowledge and Understanding                 2%        2%         2%      3%
           Problem Solving                             2%        2%         2%      2%
           Practical Abilities                         0%        0%         0%      0%
Business Management
           Knowledge and Understanding                 1%        1%         1%      1%
           Decision Making                             1%        1%         1%      2%
           Practical Abilities                         n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
Computing Studies
           Knowledge and Understanding                 1%        1%         1%      1%
           Problem Solving                             1%        1%         1%      1%
           Practical Abilities                         n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
Craft and Design
           Knowledge and Understanding                 1%        2%         2%      3%
           Designing                                   n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
           Practical Abilities                         n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
Graphic Communication
           Knowledge and Interpretation                3%        2%         2%      4%
           Drawing Abilities                           2%        1%         2%      2%
           Illustration and Presentation               n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
Home Economics
           Knowledge and Understanding                 3%        2%         3%      2%
           Handling Information                        2%        3%         3%      2%
           Practical and Organisational Skills         n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
Technological Studies
           Knowledge and Understanding                 3%        1%         1%      1%
           Reasoning and Numerical Analysis            2%        1%         1%      1%
           Application of Technology                   n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
Art and Design
           Expressive Activities                       3%        2%         1%      3%
           Critical Activities                         2%        3%         4%      4%
           Design Activities                           n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
Drama
           Knowledge and Understanding                 2%        3%         2%      2%
           Creating                                    n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
           Presenting                                  n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
Music
           Solo Performing                             0%        0%         1%      0%
           Listening                                   1%        0%         0%      1%
           Group Performing                            n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
           Inventing                                   n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a
Physical Education
           Knowledge and Understanding                 2%        2%         2%      4%
           Evaluating                                  3%        2%         3%      6%
           Practical Performance                       n/a       n/a        n/a     n/a

All Subjects                                           1%        1%         1%      2%

				
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