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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics GCSE entries and results (pupils in Year 11/pupils aged 15) 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 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. 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*-GPercentage of those entries that achieved an A*-G.
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[Collapse]All Subjects147,097150,748297,845243530717975989999
All SubjectsBiological Sciences3,7944,0897,883546459949695100100100
Chemistry3,7654,0557,8205458569494949910099
Physics3,7343,9997,733595758959494100100100
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
Science (Double Award)Double awards are counted as two entries.18,00418,03836,042152118687270999999
Applied Science1,1347951,92901-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown242625959495
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
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
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 Studies3,5181,5695,087204026708474999999
ICT6,1602,4228,582324837798881999999
Home Economics7981,4732,271123124637973989999
Mathematics16,15315,57731,730232725667168989898
Mathematics - Numeracy15,62815,14730,775232423656766979797
Business Studies1,7861,2603,046314235788481999999
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
Geography4,2313,2027,43336544481898499100100
History4,0574,8768,933355244818885999999
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
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
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
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)2,6856,5059,190133629678680979998
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
Communication Studies7207931,513163626628072989898
Drama8791,7312,610254236778683999999
English Language16,05615,51831,574173224678073999999
English Literature14,12014,40128,5211733257285789910099
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
French8491,7622,6114558548692909910099
German222258480506759929594100100100
Spanish4799811,46039555086888799100100
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 Urdu3539746367658687869710099
Music9631,3472,3104255498590889910099
Physical Education4,3052,5486,853385544879188100100100
Religious Studies4,2865,85210,138274839718579989998
Welsh2,8182,9645,7821636267386809910099
Welsh Literature1,7902,3004,090204333819287100100100
Welsh Second Language10,82311,00621,829173526637971979898
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
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
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
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
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
Applied Science (VQ)GCSE Vocational awards were awarded for the first time in 2003/04.3,1022,5565,658343434845979797
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
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
Health & Social Care (VQ)GCSE Vocational awards were awarded for the first time in 2003/04.2033,6853,88892424477068989898
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
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
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
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
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

Metadata

Title

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

Keywords

GCSE; KS4