Pupils across Midlothian have received the exam results they have been working and waiting for.
Early indications show performance as being encouraging.
The number of S6 pupils achieving Higher and Advanced Higher passes is up on last year.
A total of 50 per cent of S6 pupils attained one Higher pass (three per cent increase); 31 per cent attained three Higher passes (one per cent increase); and 21 per cent attained five Higher passes (two per cent increase). A total of 16 per cent of S6 pupils achieved one or more Advanced Highers, one per cent more than last year.
Read full story in the August 9 edition of the Midlothian Advertiser.