FOI23/24 123 Numbers taking both Nat 5 Maths and Drama on same day in 2024

Date published: 11/01/2024

FOI reference: 23/24 123

Date received: 12/12/2023

Date responded: 11/01/2024

Information requested

Number of young people in Scotland who are entered for BOTH National 5 maths and National 5 Drama for SQA exam to be sat May 2024

I would like to know the number of young people who are currently going to have to sit Nat 5 maths and Nat 5 drama exams in the same day in May 2024


As at 05 January 2024 there are 43,457 learners entered for National 5 Maths (including 103 who are entered for National 5 Maths in the medium of Gaelic).

There are 5219 learners entered for National 5 Drama.

Of these, 2585 learners are entered for both courses.

Please note that these figures are subject to change.