National 4 and 5 is a one year course open to senior pupils in Kelso High School.
The course consists of 3 units of wotk:
Pupils sit an exam in April/May which determines the grade achieved - A, B or C.
Throughout the year, pupils must pass assessments on all 3 units.
In addition, an assignment of a Modern Studies topic of choice has to be researched and written up by March. This is marked by the SQA exam board as well and makes up 25% of the total mark.