HomeUncategorizedMair Scots at scuil Mair Scots at scuil 25/01/2021 05/02/2021 A “significant jump” in the number of school pupils studying the Scots language. Robert Burns: ‘Significant jump’ in school students learning Scots languageFigures show that 418 pupils achieved the Scots Language Award (SCQF) in 2020 compared to 100 in 2019. A ‘leap’ in those signing up for the qualification in 2021 has been noted although official figures for this year have yet to be published. Hundreds more pupils take up the Scots languageThe number of pupils learning the Scots language has quadrupled and exam board bosses say that they are trying to scrap negative narratives about children using it. Figures show that 418 pupils achieved the Scots Language Award (SCQF) last year compared with only 100 in 2019.