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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 Subjects445,842453,721899,563649178200223211291292291
All SubjectsBiological Sciences12,02812,78924,817148164156275277276297297297
Chemistry11,90912,66724,576152155154276274275297297297
Physics11,73312,35624,089164148156281275278298298298
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.54,77653,828108,604415146189195192289290289
Applied Science3,2942,3385,6323-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 shown595758268266267
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 Studies10,2934,39614,6894710163189237203293296294
ICT17,8826,68724,5697611988209239217291294292
Home Economics2,5714,2646,835257757167219200296296296
Mathematics49,05447,12396,177647067186191189285285285
Mathematics - Numeracy47,81946,18093,999626162188184186285283284
Business Studies6,1004,43910,539709580205220211296295295
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
Geography12,6649,33521,99996136113229251238298298298
History12,39914,94027,33992135116221244234293295294
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)7,96918,47926,4483810283197253236291296294
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 Studies2,1582,5034,661378864168223197288294292
Drama2,3004,9917,2916410995217253242298298298
English Language48,76247,08195,843438463185228206293295294
English Literature43,10343,52086,623469269205245225296297297
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
French2,2654,6876,952120148139248262257296298297
German5417061,247139165154265274270299299299
Spanish1,2572,6203,877114131126238239239296296296
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 Urdu434689113124118186144166197200199
Music2,7593,6336,392115147133249263257296297297
Physical Education13,2437,71420,95799142115244256249299299299
Religious Studies12,76916,88929,65873128105194238219284293289
Welsh8,7139,17117,884418966207250229294297296
Welsh Literature5,6487,13112,7795611690229263248299299299
Welsh Second Language32,19732,40164,598489471171225198287291289
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 2003/04.8,8307,57216,402999131130130282282282
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 2003/04.76313,23513,998236260128194190284293293
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 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

Keywords

GCSE; KS4

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 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.

Weblinks

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