RECORD NUMBER OF SOUTH LANARKSHIRE SCHOOL LEAVERS IN ‘POSITIVE DESTINATIONS’

Rutherglen MSP Clare Haughey has praised young adults, school staff and parents after a record number of pupils left school entering positive follow-up destinations. According to the most recent figures, 96.4% of South Lanarkshire pupils entered work, training or further study within three months of leaving school last year – a rise of nearly 10% over the last nine years.