Scottish exam results day

4,000 teenagers in Dumfries and Galloway and 2,500 in the Scottish Borders will be waiting for the postman to deliver their results

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D&G councillor 'delighted' with exam results

Councillor Jeff Leaver, chairman of the Children, Young People and Lifelong Learning Committee, said:

Providing the best start in life for all our children is a priority for our Council. I'm delighted with the excellent overall performance in terms of exam results in our region. This is due to hard work on behalf of pupils and staff and the vital support of parents and guardians.

It is important to remember, however, that some may not quite have got the results they hoped for. For pupils in this situation there is support in place, with staff available with help to explore available options.

– Councillor Jeff Leaver

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Royal Mail 'pulls out all the stops' to ensure exam results arrive on time

Scottish pupils celebrating their exam results Credit: PA

Thousands of exam certificates will drop through the doors of pupils across the South of Scotland today.

4000 teenagers in Dumfries and Galloway and 2500 in the Scottish Borders can expect the postman to deliver their SQA (Scottish Qualification Authority) results.

Derek Keir, Royal Mail's Head of Special Events Planning, said:

This is a massive day for every pupil in Scotland, waiting for their results.

All of our postmen and women, many of whom have children themselves, understand just how important this day is for families.

Our people pull out all the stops to ensure the results are delivered as quickly and efficiently as possible.

– Derek Keir
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