Advanced Higher Gàidhlig

Course Specification

Explains the structure of the Course, including its purpose and aims and information on the skills, knowledge and understanding that will be developed.



Past Papers and Marking Instructions (31/08/2023)

Access all past papers by subject/level

Additional question papers resources

Illustrates the standard, structure and requirements of the question papers candidates will sit (includes marking instructions).


There were no exams in 2021. The 2020-21 question paper resources are, for most subjects, modified papers which reflect the modifications put in place for session 2020-21

Advanced Higher Gaidhlig question paper - literature and writing (249 KB)
Advanced Higher Gaidhlig question paper - practical criticism (218 KB)
Advanced Higher Gaidhlig question paper - translation (218 KB)

Advanced Higher Gaidhlig - literature and writing marking instructions (122 KB)
Advanced Higher Gaidhlig - practical criticism marking instructions (212 KB)
Advanced Higher Gaidhlig - translation marking instructions (155 KB)


This section provides information on marking instructions and/or the coursework assessment task(s). It includes information that centres need to administer coursework and must be read in conjunction with the course specification.


Understanding Standards (19/06/2023)

Examples of candidate evidence with commentaries

Further examples of candidate evidence and commentaries can be found on SQA's secure website and you can access these through your SQA co-ordinator.

Course assessment overview

Changes to understanding standards materials

Please note: Understanding Standards materials are regularly reviewed to ensure they remain up to date.

Additional Resources session 2020-22

Please note: Additional resources published during sessions 2020-2022 are currently under review. Further information can be found on the Understanding Standards Website.

Course reports (17/10/2023)

Visiting Examining (23/10/2023)

Ushare open learning resources