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Hutchesons’ is proud of its academic high standards and our experienced teachers support pupils to ensure they reach their full potential in whichever area of academic study their talents and interests lie.

Our exam results are regularly among the best in the country but we don’t just celebrate the ‘straight A’ pupils. We are equally proud of the pupils who have worked extremely hard to secure the best set of results for them.

Standout Exam Results


In 2018 our results were amongst the best in the country and we are rightly proud of our pupils’ academic achievements.

  • 68% of all S5 Highers were awarded Grade A for the third year running
  • 20% of Fifth Year obtained 6 Highers at grade A
  • 40% of Fifth Year obtained at least 5 grade A Highers
  • 78% of all Nat 5 at grade A and 91% at grade A&B.

Year-on-year, consistently high levels of achievement


Although overarching, the graph below provides a rough overview of our pupils’ year-on-year stable, impressive results.

Situated at the bottom of this page, please download the document labelled “2018 Higher Results” for some finer, impressive details about performances at subject level from 2013 onwards.

First Choice Leaver Destinations


Our pupils regularly go on to study at the best universities. This year six pupils have received their places at Oxford and Cambridge, whilst 40% of pupils will enter other Russell Group Universities.

Discover more


A full breakdown of our 2018 Higher results, alongside a detailed list of the universities our 2017 school leavers attended can be found by accessing the download links below.