Consultation outcomes - National Qualifications in 2020-21

At the start of session 2020-21, SQA held consultations on proposed modifications to National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher course assessments and contingency arrangements for the 2021 exam diet. Since these consultations concluded, the Deputy First Minister has announced that there will be no external assessment of National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher courses in session 2020-21 and the 2021 exam diet is cancelled.

Consultation on proposed modifications to course assessments

This report provides an analysis of responses to the technical consultation on proposed modifications to National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher course assessments in session 2020-21.

As part of our consultation, we also invited comment on issues of equality and accessibility.

Consultation on contingency arrangements for the exam timetable

This report provides an analysis of responses to SQA's consultation on contingency arrangements for the 2021 examination timetable of National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher courses.