Senior Phase

National 3

Pupils will be recommended to follow the National 3 Applications of Mathematics course if they are working towards Level 2 at the end of S3. This course is assessed as pass or fail. To achieve an overall pass, pupils must achieve all 3 units.

Pupils may be recommended to study at Higher level after successful completion of the National 5 Mathematics course. This course is graded A to D or ‘No Award’. Grades A-C would usually allow a student to progress to Advanced Higher level. 

National 4

Pupils will be recommended to follow the National 4 Mathematics course if they are working towards Level 3 at the end of S3. This course is assessed as pass or fail. To achieve an overall pass, pupils must achieve all 3 units and pass the Added Value Unit assessment.

Pupils may be recommended to study at Advanced Higher level after successful completion of the Higher Mathematics course. This course is graded A to D or ‘No Award’. Grades A-C would usually allow a student to progress to study related courses at University level.

Pupils may be recommended to follow the National 5 Mathematics course if they are working towards Level 4 at the end of S3 or after successful completion of the National 4 Mathematics course in S4/S5. This course is graded A to D or ‘No Award’. Grades A-C would usually allow a pupil to progress to Higher level. 

Statistics (Unit)

A standalone Higher Statistics Unit is currently offered to S6 students looking to broaden their knowledge following successful completion of the National 5 course. This Unit is assessed as pass or fail and to achieve the Unit pupils need to pass all associated assessments.