The FFS Show Episode 9: How will pupil assessments work this year and did Nicola Sturgeon miss COBRA meetings?

Ferret Fact Service | Scotland's impartial fact check project

The FFS Show is back with some more fact checks of claims you may have seen online…

This week Ali fact-checks a claim that Nicola Sturgeon missed COBRA meetings from the outset of Covid-19.

Mags looks into a claim that historical data will not be used for pupil assessments this year.

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Listen to episode nine below and subscribe to The FFS Show on your favourite podcast platform.

Ferret Fact Service (FFS) is a non-partisan fact checker, and a signatory to the International Fact-Checking Network fact-checkers’ code of principles. All the sources used in our checks are publicly available and the FFS fact-checking methodology can be viewed here. Want to suggest a fact check? Go to, email us at or join our Facebook group.

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