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Dalziel High are top in school league tables

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Motherwell’s Dalziel High School has come top of the class in this year’s ‘league table’ of Higher exam results for schools in North Lanarkshire.

Figures compiled from Scottish Government data show Dalziel outperformed every other school in the area in all three major categories of pupils gaining more than one, more than three and more than five Highers.

At Dalziel 71 per cent of pupils got more than one, 43 per cent got more than three and 19 per cent achieved five or more.

In contrast Bellshill Academy was joint bottom of the North Lanarkshire table for one Higher or more with 31 per cent and Braidhurst High performed poorest in five plus Highers with just four per cent.

School by school figures were -

Dalziel High - 1+ Highers, 71 per cent; 3+ 43 per cent; 5+ 19 per cent.

Our Lady’s High - 1+ 54 per cent; 3+ 33 per cent; 5+ 13 per cent.

Cardinal Newman High - 1+ 46 per cent; 3+ 24 per cent; 5+ 11 per cent.

Taylor High - 1+ 49 per cent; 3+ 23 per cent; 5+ 10 per cent.

Bellshill Academy - 1+ 31 per cent; 3+ 20 per cent; 5+ 9 per cent.

Brannock High - 1+ 48 per cent; 3+ 22 per cent; 5+ 8 per cent.

Clyde Valley High - 1+ 41 per cent; 3+ 16 per cent; 5+ 7 per cent.

St Aidan’s High - 1+ 43 per cent; 3+ 25 per cent; 5+ 7 per cent.

Braidhurst High - 1+ 41 per cent; 3+ 14 per cent; 5+ 4 per cent.

In South Lanarkshire figures for Uddingston Grammar were - 1+ 48 per cent; 3+ 26 per cent; 5+ 11 per cent.

Overall North Lanarkshire was 27th out Scotland’s 32 local authorities gaining five Highers or more with an average of 10 per cent, compared to a Scottish average of 13 per cent.

 

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