Folks of pupils at a school in Edinburgh were despatched emails with exam outcomes for diversified folks’s children.
The city council stated the error fervent “a runt different of pupils” at Portobello High College.
Families possess received an apology and been requested to delete the messages.
It comes as pupils across Scotland put together to receive their revised exam awards after the distinctive outcomes were downgraded.
The details breach emerged in a follow-up electronic mail to fogeys from the college.
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It stated: “That you might maybe well possess received an electronic mail in error from faculty nowadays which accommodates exam result knowledge for a youngster diversified than your individual.
“Even as you happen to’ve gotten received this electronic mail, carry out no longer read it and please delete it straight away.
“Per knowledge regulations, a plump investigation is now under method concerning how this came about. We apologise for any discipline this has precipitated you.”
Metropolis of Edinburgh Council stated “the total appropriate procedures and policies” had since been utilized.
A spokesman stated: “As rapidly because the college realised the error, they alerted fogeys and carers to repeat them, asking them to delete the electronic mail.
“It is believed to involve a runt different of pupils and these affected families were contacted without extend by the college and given an apology.”