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 2022 our pupils continued to be successful in their quest for top examination grades after a very challenging two years of Covid-related disruption to learning.


65% of all S5 Higher Grades were awarded Grade A.
35% of S5 have 5 or more A Grades.
12% of Fifth Year gained six Highers at A Grade


The following subjects achieved 100% A Grade at Higher.


Sixth Year

  • 94% pass at AH
  • 51% at grade A, 78% at Grade A or 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 “2021 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 several 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 2022 Higher results, alongside a detailed list of the universities our 2022 school leavers attended can be found by accessing the download links below.