§ 86. Mr. Wolrige-Gordon
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will state for each of the past three years the number of school pupils who sat the examination for the Scottish Certificate of Education, and the numbers who left school with at least three higher and two lower or ordinary grade passes.
§ Mr. Noble
In 1961, 1962 and 1963 respectively, 18,500, 39,300 and 46,400 school pupils sat the examination and 4,600, 5,500 and 6,500 respectively finally 243W left school with at least three higher and two lower or ordinary grade passes. In 1964 there were 51,800 school candidates but the results are not yet available.