Nationals in a Nutshell

Nationals in a Nutshell is a series of summaries of courses available at both National 4 and National 5 level.  Please click on each subject to see a summary sheet for both levels.

Please click here to view a report that The National Parent Forum of Scotland has produced on parents' needs and views in relation to assessment in Curriculum for Excellence. The Report, "Sharing Learning, Sharing Assessment" follows the first national consultative group hosted by the NPFS.

To view a letter from the Chair of the National Forum of Scotland regarding 'Assessment and Reporting Approaches in the BGE', please click here.

Please click here to view a document regarding the new qualifications and what has changed.

Please click here to view a document called 'Pointers for Parents and Pupils'.

Please click here to access 'Revision in a Nutshell' National 5 subject guides. They are organised alphabetically, by subject, covering 20 of the most popular subjects which have exams and for which the SQA has provided relevant past paper questions.