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Information for Parents


Welcome to our Parent information zone.  The focus of these pages is to:


  • share information from the Parent Council


  • inform parents about important education policy and how that is developed within Bo'ness Academy

SQA Guide to Scottish Qualifications

At first sight, the Scottish qualifications system might seem confusing, but it is really very straightforward.

SQA have developed the Guide to Scottish Qualifications leaflet  to help everyone understand how qualifications fit together.




File icon: pdf SQA Guide to Scottish Qualifications [pdf 690KB] Click to download


 Falkirk Council Complaints Procedure - Parental Complaints  


Over recent years there have been changes to the way in which Falkirk Council Children’s Services respond to complaints from parents. This communication is to highlight for parents the current complaints procedure for parental complaints as well as the procedure for enquiries and compliments. Please find attached the current approach which parents should take for complaints, enquires and compliments relating to school or education within Falkirk generally.

File icon: pdf Parental Complaints for Website [pdf 110KB] Click to download

1st December 2016, Assessment in S1-S3 BGE (Broad General Education)

The Deputy First Minister this morning launched a package of further information for teachers, other education practitioners and parents and carers on assessment linked to the development of the National Improvement Framework.

This information focuses on assessment within the broad general education and where the new national standardised assessments will fit within this.

File icon: pdf Parents and Carers Leaflet [pdf 2MB] Click to download

Standards & Quality Report 2015-2016

As with all schools across Scotland we are required to produce and publish an annual Standards & Quality Report which reflects the schools progress over the previous academic session.  Please see below a copy of our Standards and Quality Report for 2015-2016.

File icon: pdf Boness Standards 201516 8pgs (3) [pdf 205KB] Click to download