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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics GCSE entries and results (pupils in Year 11/pupils aged 15) by subject group

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

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Click here to sortNumber 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.Click here to sortPercentage achieving an A*Percentage of those entries that achieved an A*.Click here to sortPercentage achieving an APercentage of those entries that achieved an A.Click here to sortPercentage achieving a BPercentage of those entries that achieved an B.Click here to sortPercentage achieving a CPercentage of those entries that achieved an C.Click here to sortPercentage achieving a DPercentage of those entries that achieved an D.Click here to sortPercentage achieving an EPercentage of those entries that achieved an E.Click here to sortPercentage achieving a FPercentage of those entries that achieved an F.Click here to sortPercentage achieving a GPercentage of those entries that achieved an G.Click here to sortPercentage achieving A*-APercentage of those entries that achieved A*-A.Click here to sortPercentage achieving A*-CPercentage of those entries that achieved A*-C.Click here to sortPercentage achieving A*-GPercentage of those entries that achieved an A*-G.Click here to sortPercentage of entries that were ungradedPercentage of those entries that were ungraded.
[Collapse]All Subjects899,563354366683622139782112919
All SubjectsBiological Sciences24,81787696852125-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown156276297-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
Chemistry24,576866868531243-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown1542752973
Physics24,08989676854134-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown156278298-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
Single Science.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.The data item is not applicable
Science (Double Award)Double awards are counted as two entries.108,60418286384442518114619228911
Applied Science5,632-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown2-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown5153565446-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown5826733
Additional Science.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.The data item is not applicable
Other SciencesCan include GCSE subjects such as Astronomy, Electronics, Envoronmental Science, Geology, Science in Society and/or Science for Public Understanding.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.The data item is not applicable
Craft, Design & TechnologyCan include GCSE subjects such as Design & Technology, D&T Textiles Techology, D&T Food Technology, D&T Electronic Products, D&T Graphic Products, D&T Resistant Materials, D&T Systems & Control, D&T Engineering, D&T Product Design and/or Motor Vehicle Studies14,689244068723828159632032946
ICT24,5693552656530201410882172928
Home Economics6,835193866765030125572002964
Mathematics96,17738295765382617156718928515
Mathematics - Numeracy93,99933295866363116156218628416
Business Studies10,539285268633826146802112955
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.The data item is not applicable
Geography21,99952616857311784113238298-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
History27,339566068502916961162342946
Humanities.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.The data item is not applicable
Social 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.The data item is not applicable
Vocational StudiesCan include GCSE Subjects such as Leisure Studies, Catering Studies and/or Office Technology.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.The data item is not applicable
Art & DesignCan include GCSE Subjects such as Art & Design, Art & Design (Graphics), Art & Design (Photography), Art & Design (Textiles), Art & Design (3D Studies), Art & Design (Critical Studies) and/or Art & Design (Fine Art)26,44834497380291686832362946
Classical StudiesCan include GCSE Subjects such as Ancient History, Classical Civilisation, Classical Greek and/or Latin..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.The data item is not applicable
Communication Studies4,661224269644229159641972928
Drama7,2913560846232157395242298-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
English Language95,843204274694523137632062946
English Literature86,62322477779391995692252973
English Second Language.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.The data item is not applicable
French6,952776261572410421392572973
German1,24784706254167-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown154270299-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
Spanish3,87771555559301683126239296-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
Other Modern Foreign LanguagesCan include GCSE Subjects such as Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Dutch. Italian, Japanese, Modern Greek, Modern Hebrew, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish and/or Urdu89407820281515031181661991
Music6,392587571532110621332572973
Physical Education20,9575164765832134-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown115249299-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
Religious Studies29,658545063522919131010521928911
Welsh17,88421458380351895662292964
Welsh Literature12,7793159817733124-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown90248299-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
Welsh Second Language64,59827446760362618127119828911
Applied Art & Design (VQ)GCSE Vocational awards were awarded for the first time in 2003/04..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.The data item is not applicable
Applied Business (VQ)GCSE Vocational awards were awarded for the first time in 2003/04..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.The data item is not applicable
Applied Engineering (VQ)GCSE Vocational awards were awarded for the first time in 2003/04..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.The data item is not applicable
Applied ICT (VQ)GCSE Vocational awards were awarded for the first time in 2003/04..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.The data item is not applicable
Applied PE (VQ)GCSE Vocational awards were awarded for the first time in 2003/04..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.The data item is not applicable
Applied Science (VQ)GCSE Vocational awards were awarded for the first time in 2003/04.16,402-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown7408261433018913028218
Additional Applied Science (VQ)GCSE Vocational awards were awarded for the first time in 2003/04..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.The data item is not applicable
Construction (VQ)GCSE Vocational awards were awarded for the first time in 2003/04..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.The data item is not applicable
Health & Social Care (VQ)GCSE Vocational awards were awarded for the first time in 2003/04.13,998194063684929169601902937
Hospitality & Catering (VQ)GCSE Vocational awards were awarded for the first time in 2003/04..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.The data item is not applicable
Leisure & Tourism (VQ)GCSE Vocational awards were awarded for the first time in 2003/04..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.The data item is not applicable
Manufacturing (VQ)GCSE Vocational awards were awarded for the first time in 2003/04..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.The data item is not applicable
Media: Communication & Production (VQ)GCSE Vocational awards were awarded for the first time in 2003/04..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.The data item is not applicable
Performing Arts (VQ)GCSE Vocational awards were awarded for the first time in 2003/04..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.The data item is not applicable

Metadata

Title

GCSE entries and results (pupils in Year 11/pupils aged 15) 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

General description

This table covers data published in the Welsh Government's annual "Examination Results" release. It provides information on the number of GCSE entries into each subject group and the percentage of those entries achieving each GCSE 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)

Weblinks

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

Keywords

GCSE; KS4