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SQA News 14 September 2023

National Qualifications - 2024 exam timetable

We have now published the revised version of the 2024 NQ exam timetable on our website. This includes changes to the dates of some exams towards the end of the diet, as a result of your feedback. Please note the following important changes to the timetable: 

Geography, Tuesday 23 April 

The timings for all levels and sessions have changed. The date for Geography remains unchanged. 

Exams on Thursday 23 and Friday 24 May 

We’ve swapped around the exams scheduled for both dates. This means that all Chemistry exams will now take place on Thursday 23 May.  

English for Speakers of Other Languages (National 5 and Higher), Philosophy (National 5 and Higher), and Gàidhlig (all levels) will take place on Friday 24 May. 

Exams on Tuesday 28 and Wednesday 29 May 

Again, we’ve swapped round the exams scheduled for both dates. This means that Sociology (National 5 and Higher) and Art and Design (National 5 and Higher) will now take place on Tuesday 28 May. 

Economics (all levels), Gaelic – Learners (all levels) and Practical Metalworking (National 5) now take place on Wednesday 29 May. The duration of Practical Metalworking has also been revised to one hour, starting at 13:00 and finishing at 14:00. 

Thursday 30 May remains as a contingency day.  

Please ensure that you share this information with your learners. Please use this updated timetable and delete any previous copies of the 2024 exam timetable you may have printed or downloaded.