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Press Releases & Statements

Tuesday 31 January 2017: Response to announcement from Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry:

SCIS member schools take the safety, wellbeing and protection of children and young people very seriously and have zero tolerance towards staff who fail to live up to these values. It is truly heart breaking to learn that similar standards may not have applied in the past'. Read More

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Thursday 28 April 2016: Economic Impact of SCIS Member Schools on the Scottish Economy

The report by Biggar Economics will highlight the fact that independent schools in Scotland generated £455.7 million Gross Value Added for the Scottish Economy in 2015 and supported over 10,500 jobs. The report also details the wider assistance to communities that schools provide through facilities and educational opportunities. Read More

Wednesday 7 September: SCIS Exam Results

SCIS exam candidates have achieved top grades in this year’s exam results with 1 in 6  candidates at a SCIS School achieving three or more A grades at Higher.

  • This year’s results from SCIS schools show that 68% of National 5 entries were awarded an A grade (36.5% nationally)
  • 92.3% of candidates in a SCIS school sitting Higher achieved a pass of which 55.3% achieved A grade
  • 93% of Advanced Higher entries from a SCIS school achieved a pass of which 53.3% gained an A grade

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