Scholar is a programme run by Herriot-Watt University.

The SCHOLAR programme offers subjects which provide a route into careers in science, engineering, business and modern languages. Many of our subject departments offer Scholar programmes alongside their SQA courses for pupils to access on their own or during private study times. Some pupils in S6 (and sometimes S5) take Scholar courses independently of any subject in school.

All of the Scholar materials are designed to articulate very closely with the SQA syllabus. The programmes of work are published online and include texts, inter activities, simulations and online assessments. Students can work independently when required, in school or at home, or pupils may be assigned work from the programme as part of their work in school.

Pupils can monitor their own work and teachers are also able to monitor how pupils are doing. Each pupil registered through a subject for a scholar programme will receive their own log-in and id for use on the Scholar Website.

The leaflet below also includes more detailed information. Within school, the Scholar Programme is coordinated by Mrs Helen Hunter who will happily provide further information should this be required.