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Hundreds of scholars throughout Scotland are as a result of learn the way they carried out of their exams.

Nearly 140,00zero candidates will study the outcomes of their Nationwide four and 5s, Highers and Superior Highers.

Greater than a 3rd of scholars have opted to obtain the information by textual content or electronic mail with the rest being notified by submit.

A free helpline is accessible on 0808 100 8000 for anybody with considerations about their outcomes.

Royal Mail has had planning groups working for months to ensure the supply goes easily and have pledged to “pull out all of the stops”.

Training Secretary John Swinney acknowledged outcomes day might be “thrilling, scary and worrying all on the similar time” and mentioned it was very important that college students had the suitable help out there to them.

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He added: “Shifting on from college is a crucial and thrilling step for younger folks. It is important that they know what their actual choices are and the best way to entry them.

“In the event you get the outcomes you might be searching for, then that’s improbable. In the event you do higher than anticipated or do not get the grades you want this time spherical, then make sure that there are an enormous variety of choices so that you can contemplate and that there are a selection of individuals out there to help you.

“No matter occurs when the outcomes are available in tomorrow, do not forget that it is going to be a starting, relatively than an finish level and in case you are unsure or are searching for some recommendation then please do use this free helpline.”

A spokeswoman for Faculties Scotland mentioned college students must be pleased with their efforts.

“Some could not have acquired the outcomes they have been hoping for and it is essential to know there are a myriad of alternatives out there ought to they appear to a school path to develop their abilities and progress in direction of employment or larger schooling,” she mentioned.

Scottish Labour chief Kezia Dugdale wished pupils good luck, and urged anybody frightened about their outcomes to name the helpline.

Will probably be open from 08:00 till 20:00 on Tuesday and Wednesday and between 09:00 till 17:00 till 16 August.

The helpline is being operated by Abilities Growth Scotland.

The group’s performing director of operations James Russell mentioned: “Our message for these younger folks and their dad and mom and carers because the outcomes arrive is to not panic.

“All the pieces may appear overwhelming at that time. Our skilled advisers are there to assist and have data on all of the choices and alternatives younger folks can contemplate.”