PRIVATE SCHOOLS BUY EXAM PAPERS FROM SQA

Performance reports – detailed analyses of pupils’ exam performance written by Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) senior examiners – are designed to boost grades in subsequent years but can cost up to £929 per subject. Between 2013-14 and 2017-18 private schools bought 17 of the 30 performance reports – 56 per cent. … More PRIVATE SCHOOLS BUY EXAM PAPERS FROM SQA

BELT OF THE CROZIER FOR BISHOPS AFTER ABUSE REVIEW

The report noted that progress had been made in St Andrews and Edinburgh despite “difficult circumstances”, including the prior management of the diocese by Cardinal Keith O’Brien. Cardinal O’Brien stood down in February 2013 after admitting sexual misconduct and was replaced by Archbishop Leo Cushley. … More BELT OF THE CROZIER FOR BISHOPS AFTER ABUSE REVIEW