Exam Timetable 2019

This page has been designed to give you the best possible overview of what to expect during the examination period and how to prepare yourself. Please click the above link to access the timetable for upcoming prelims and exams.

Prelim Advice

The SQA (Scottish Qualifications Authority) have some really useful links to help you prepare and understand the exam process.

It’s well worthwhile clicking on this link and going through each of the sections before your exams.


Specimen Papers: http://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/69284.html

Or try these links, they provide access to past papers and additional advice on prelims and exams.

Higher Bitesize: http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/levels/zkdqxnb

SCHOLAR (need username and password):  http://scholar.hw.ac.uk/Scotland/  

Exam Expectations

Please see me immediately if you have any issue relating to your exams

Good Luck!

        Mr McCulloch

        Head Teacher

Elgin High School

For more information on the official appeals process please read this document: Appeals process

Proper Preparation  Prevents Poor Performance





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SQA Exam Study Leave will begin on Wed 24 April and run until Fri 31 May. Students have been issued an information letter, their Scottish Candidate Number (SCN) and a copy of the timetable. They should arrive for their exam at least 20 minutes prior to the exam start time and be in full school uniform whenever they are in school.  More information about the exams can be found at www.sqa.org.uk and within the SQA Your Exams booklet.  Returning students should attend school on Fri 31 May to collect new timetables (more information will follow) and return to school on Mon 3 Jun. We would like to take this opportunity to wish your young person every success in their examinations.

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