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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics A level entries and results (pupils aged 17 only) by subject group and gender

This table covers data published in the Welsh Government’s annual "Examination Results" release. It provides information on the number of A level entries into each subject group and the percentage of those entries achieving each A level grade. The default view shows the most up to date results, historic years can be selected from the year drop down menu. This view has been split to show the results for Boys and Girls separately. For more information see the Web links.

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[Collapse]Number of entriesIncludes entries taken in previous years and excludes discounted exams  to be consistent with other key performance measures.  It is possible for pupils to have entered more than one exam within a small number of subject groups.[Collapse]Percentage achieving A*-APercentage of those entries that achieved A*-A.[Collapse]Percentage achieving A*-CPercentage of those entries that achieved A*-C.[Collapse]Percentage achieving A*-EPercentage of those entries that achieved an A*-E.
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Biological Sciences8151,4022,217505754909291100100100
Chemistry7778691,646556259889391100100100
Physics9892631,252516654879288100100100
Other SciencesCan include A level subjects such as Electronics, Environmental Science and/or Geology.9512107345836869287100100100
Craft, Design & TechnologyCan include A level subjects such as Design & Technology, D&T Textiles Techology, D&T Food Technology, D&T Systems & Control and/or D&T Product Design.420192612335640889490100100100
ICT450133583456349909591100100100
Home Economics.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Mathematics1,7051,0532,758656966919392100100100
Business Studies474288762315038849387100100100
Economics16255217435647869889100100100
Geography508451959375947869691100100100
History5987801,378385548929694100100100
Social StudiesCan include A level subjects such as Law, Logic/Philosophy, Government and Politics, Psychology, Sociology, Citizenship and/or Critical Thinking.7392,0252,764324441829188100100100
Vocational StudiesCan include A level Subjects such as Accounting & Finance..The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Art & DesignCan include A level Subjects such as Art, Art & Design, Art & Design (Graphics), Art & Design (Photography), Art & Design (Textiles), Art & Design (3D Studies), Art & Design (Critical Studies), History of Art and/or Art & Design (Fine Art).2978771,174355147879392100100100
Classical StudiesCan include A level Subjects such as Ancient History, Classical Civilisation, Classical Greek and/or Latin.246000100100100100100100
Communication Studies264291555224031839187100100100
Drama150265415306049919895100100100
English Language152343495264035819087100100100
English Literature2759881,263314240839189100100100
French56150206647572939997100100100
German93948337467789794100100100
Spanish3568103546662919493100100100
Other Modern Foreign LanguagesCan include A level Subjects such as Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Dutch. Italian, Japanese, Modern Greek, Modern Hebrew, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Turkish and/or Urdu.151530677370879390100100100
Music103136239505754959997100100100
Physical Education283261544335945889591100100100
Religious Studies147587734415250959696100100100
Welsh52179231354644949796100100100
Welsh Second Language37158195323535849693100100100
General Studies.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Applied Art & Design (VQ)Vocational Award A levels were awarded for the first time in 2006/07..The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Applied Business (VQ)Vocational Award A levels were awarded for the first time in 2006/07..The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Applied Engineering (VQ)Vocational Award A levels were awarded for the first time in 2006/07..The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Applied ICT (VQ)Vocational Award A levels were awarded for the first time in 2006/07.10033133274231737974100100100
Applied Science (VQ)Vocational Award A levels were awarded for the first time in 2006/07..The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Health & Social Care (VQ)Vocational Award A levels were awarded for the first time in 2006/07.3045148172927738887100100100
Leisure & Recreation (VQ)Vocational Award A levels were awarded for the first time in 2006/07..The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Media: Communication & Production (VQ)Vocational Award A levels were awarded for the first time in 2006/07..The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Performing Arts (VQ)Vocational Award A levels were awarded for the first time in 2006/07..The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Travel & Tourism (VQ)Vocational Award A levels were awarded for the first time in 2006/07..The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
All Subjects9,73912,36822,107455349889391100100100

Metadata

Keywords

A level; KS5

Title

A level entries and results (pupils aged 17 only) by subject group

Last update

December 2021 December 2021

Next update

December 2022

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Welsh Examinations Database, Welsh Government (via Awarding Organisations and a contracted collection body)

Source 2

Pupil Level Annual School Census (PLASC), Welsh Government

Contact email

school.stats@gov.wales

Designation

National Statistics

Geographical coverage

Wales

Languages covered

English and Welsh

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description

This table covers data published in the Welsh Government's annual "Examination Results" release. It provides information on the number of A level entries into each subject group and the percentage of those entries achieving each A level grade. For more information see the Weblinks.

Note that this year, the definition of this table has changed. This table now includes entries taken in previous years, and discounted exams are excluded. This is so that the table is consistent with the rest of the key performance indicators. Figures should be treated with caution - it is possible for pupils to have entered more than one exam within a small number of subject groups.


Rounding applied

Percentages are shown as whole numbers and have been rounded to 0 decimal places.

Statistical quality

For more Information see the notes section of the Examination Results release (See Weblinks)