Balfron High School SQA Assessment Information 2021

We have created this page to help all of our SQA candidates and their parents understand the assessment requirements for each of their subjects.  Contact details for the Principal Teachers can be found at the bottom of this page if you need further clarification.

The SQA have been keeping up an “Information for Learners” page here:  as well as a blog for learners and their parents here:

They have now also put together a booklet “NQ 2021 What You Need to Know” giving candidates the most important information that they need to know for 2021. You can download it by clicking here.

Assessment Calendar (April-June 2021)

Pease use the links below to identify the assessment slots for each level of assessment:

May 2021 NQ Assessment Overview – S6 AH

May 2021 NQ Assessment Overview – S5_6 Highers

May 2021 NQ Assessment Overview – S5 N5

May 2021 NQ Assessment Overview – S4 N5

May 2021 NQ Assessment Overview – S4 N4

Assessment Requirements

We understand that learners will be anxious to know the content and demand of the assessments that they will be undertaking upon their return in April.  To help, the assessment requirements for all SQA levels for each subject can be found using the links below:

Art & Design


Business Management


Design And Manufacture



Engineering Science


Enterprise And Employability




Graphic Communication



Modern Studies


Music Technology


Physical Education


Practical Metalworking

Practical Woodworking





If you have any further queries relating to this information, please email the relevant Principal Teacher, using the addresses below:

For Social Subjects (Geography, History, Sociology, RME, Modern Studies) Mr MacKay –

For Mathematics Mrs Gormal –

For Expressive Arts (Art, Drama, Music) Mrs Barrie (

For Technologies (Business, Graphics, D&M, Practical Craft Wood & Metal) Mr Young (

For Health (PE, HE, H&WB) Mr Macquarrie (

For Languages (English, French, Spanish) Mrs Boyle (

For Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) Mr Pearson (

For matter relating to Support For Learning Ms McAllister (

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