Exam results out for Scottish students

Students from school across southern Scotland receive their exam results today. For the first time 15 and 16-year-olds will find out how well they did at the new nationals exam that replaced the old standard grades.

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Ninety percent pass rate for Scottish Borders students

Pupils opening their exam results in the Scottish Borders today have achieved a ninety percent pass rate overall, with high pass rates for both the new National 4 and National 5 qualifications.

Eighty percent of those taking a Higher qualification in the Borders also passed, while nearly 84 percent of Advanced Higher pupils passed.

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