Inverness College UHI
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The media course had been undertaken by 20 college students on the Inverness School UHI

A Larger Media examination run by Inverness School UHI has been failed by all college students for a second yr in a row.

13 college students had taken the course, which the college redesigned after not one of the 22 who had signed up for the media examination handed it last year.

Roddy Henry, performing principal at Inverness School UHI, described the newest outcomes as a “actual shock”.

The faculty stated it had put in place further help for the scholars as a part of the redesign.

It’s investigating the newest scenario.

Most of those that sat the examination had been aged between 16 and 18.

Scottish Authority (SQA) stated it offered “vital ranges of ongoing help” to the school throughout all its topics.

It stated throughout Scotland the grade A to C attainment fee for Larger Media was 59.eight% and the evaluation “carried out as meant”.

Following final yr’s outcomes, SQA additionally stated the nationally-available 2016 Larger Media evaluation had “carried out as meant”.

Inverness School UHI, which is a part of the College of the Highlands and Islands, stated it won’t supply Larger Media in 2017/18.

It stated this resolution was taken earlier than the newest outcomes had been recognized and as a part of an ongoing assessment of programs the school provides.

Mr Henry stated: “These outcomes are an actual shock and I’m deeply disenchanted that we’re on this scenario.

“The outcomes should not according to ongoing suggestions and monitoring of the course, which was stringent this yr given final yr’s outcomes.

“They’re under no circumstances consultant of the general high quality of provision at Inverness School UHI, the place pupil success charges have improved year-on-year for the final 4 years.

“General, Larger outcomes this yr have been superb and in a number of instances effectively above the norm for Highers studied at schools in Scotland.”

He stated general cross charges in Maths was 71%, English 80%, Care 100%, Physics 83% and Biology 80%.

A spokesman for SQA stated that following final yr’s fails it offered “intensive additional help” to the school, together with a go to from its principal assessor, to assist the employees of their understanding of requirements.

He added: “SQA has continued to work with Inverness School and in Could the school indicated it might now not offer this course.”

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