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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 Sciences2,3764,1676,543128140136247252251299299299
Chemistry2,1502,5974,747153151152255261258299300299
Physics2,8567493,605133153137249254250299300299
Other SciencesCan include A level subjects such as Electronics, Environmental Science and/or Geology.223282516610070195192194290300290
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.1,2755811,8568113297241270250300300300
ICT1,3983991,797109136115246262250298299299
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
Mathematics5,0182,9457,963184186185264268265299299299
Business Studies1,4179122,3298411998243256248299300299
Economics512187699120166132258283264300300300
Geography1,6481,3102,95895146118245271257300300300
History1,8992,4534,35298137120271277275300300300
Social StudiesCan include A level subjects such as Law, Logic/Philosophy, Government and Politics, Psychology, Sociology, Citizenship and/or Critical Thinking.2,1536,2668,41985110104241259254299299299
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).8382,5463,38486133121247271265300300300
Classical StudiesCan include A level Subjects such as Ancient History, Classical Civilisation, Classical Greek and/or Latin.121830011751243283268300300300
Communication Studies7838831,6664410174236275257300300300
Drama3837851,16880145123259284276300300300
English Language4121,0401,452669385240261255300300300
English Literature7412,6613,40291102100246265261300300300
French142397539195178182279270272300299299
German3894132145184179236260256300300300
Spanish94179273156160158251256254300300300
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.384886151155150236252246282286286
Music311372683106152130251268260299300299
Physical Education1,0378321,86977139105247272258299300300
Religious Studies4191,6552,074105124120253263261299300299
Welsh119494613115108109272266267300300300
Welsh Second Language103364467818383227252247297300299
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 2006/07.3091134226110874226264237300300300
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 2006/07.741,3961,470247067196252249300298298
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 Subjects28,77836,47165,249118130125251264258299300299

Metadata

Title

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

Last update

December 2023 December 2023

Next update

December 2024

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

Statistical quality

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

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.

Weblinks

Examination Results: https://gov.wales/examination-results

Keywords

A level; KS5