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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 Subjects839,681254067754024149262072946
All SubjectsBiological Sciences21,389647178591553251272298-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
Chemistry21,252657180591453250274299-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
Physics20,79469677763144-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 shown52276299-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.115,38810216387432921141318128911
Applied Science2,772-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 shown-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown1944667564-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown2027030
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 Understanding33710506837121095601652973
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 Studies15,57717386578512614626199297-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
ICT22,08018537175392113731217297-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
Home Economics10,5259326680593114521187297-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
Mathematics90,47630295672412916162318728911
Mathematics - Numeracy89,22323275473423517151817828614
Business Studies8,26513356873523116724189296-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
Economics1265172017161356.The data item is not applicable60982
Geography21,6823356726638219-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown36228299-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
History27,45940616855322112841223296-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
Humanities1866256065271330.The data item is not applicable1561991
Social Studies1,563328334924381110.The data item is not applicable1131973
Vocational StudiesCan include GCSE Subjects such as Leisure Studies, Catering Studies and/or Office Technology1283102783105753.The data item is not applicable1231982
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)24,7562947748929169531239297-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
Classical StudiesCan include GCSE Subjects such as Ancient History, Classical Civilisation, Classical Greek and/or Latin.717165210972360771832982
Communication Studies4,53013377174522714-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown25196296-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
Drama6,762275988683516-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 shown39242299-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
English Language89,83613346682542714720195297-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
English Literature71,8831550878139158323233298-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
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
French9,344526068683313-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 shown46247299-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
German1,866566570642810-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 shown512562991
Spanish3,395554754714020-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 shown44227299-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 Urdu930119944718114-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 shown722782973
Music6,432408185542410-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 shown49260299-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
Physical Education19,8132954797345144-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown36235300-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
Religious Studies31,7763749636031231712352102928
Welsh16,1631736799642188322228299-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
Welsh Literature10,947294871904313-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 shown31239300-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
Welsh Second Language54,78627496771372314828214296-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
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 2003/04.1,46252760472321103.The data item is not applicable1391973
Applied Engineering (VQ)GCSE Vocational awards were awarded for the first time in 2003/04.291151423291572.The data item is not applicable45973
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 2003/04.10,004-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown5358265463619412429010
Additional Applied Science (VQ)GCSE Vocational awards were awarded for the first time in 2003/04.*The value for this indicator is less than 5*The value for this indicator is less than 5*The value for this indicator is less than 5*The value for this indicator is less than 5*The value for this indicator is less than 5*The value for this indicator is less than 5*The value for this indicator is less than 5*The value for this indicator is less than 5*The value for this indicator is less than 5.The data item is not applicable*The value for this indicator is less than 5*The value for this indicator is less than 5*The value for this indicator is less than 5
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 2003/04.4,7098365886563015820188297-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown
Hospitality & Catering (VQ)GCSE Vocational awards were awarded for the first time in 2003/04.29931829604233132.The data item is not applicable1092000
Leisure & Tourism (VQ)GCSE Vocational awards were awarded for the first time in 2003/04.2565284348332496.The data item is not applicable1241955
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 2003/04.1471541565027511.The data item is not applicable1611955

Metadata

Keywords

GCSE; KS4

Title

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

Last update

December 2020 December 2020

Next update

December 2021

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)