Stevenson urges students not to panic over exam results

Banffshire & Buchan Coast MSP Stewart Stevenson is urging students not to panic on learning their results, which are due to arrive this week.

Mr Stevenson is urging students to make use of the Skills Development Scotland Exam Results Helpline on 0808 100 8000. Commenting, he said: “Firstly, I hope that students receive the results that they have hoped for but for those who fail to attain the grades needed, it is important that they should not panic as help is at hand in terms of the results helpline.

“Advisors will be ready to to offer information, advice and support to young people receiving their qualifications, and their parents or carers.

“I urge those who will be using the service to do so at the earliest opportunity so that all available options can be discussed and additional information is available at www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk.”

The Exam Results Helpline will run from 8am until 8pm today and tomorrow, August 4 and 5, and then from 9am until 5pm until August 26 and from 9am until noon on August 27.