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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics GCSE entries and results pupils in Year 11 by FSM

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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MeasureThis table 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. [Filtered]
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FSMThe sum of pupils eligible and not eligible for free school meals does not equal the total number of pupils in Year 11 shown in Table 1. This is because the data in this table only includes pupils who we are able to match between the Welsh Examinations Database and the School Census. Independent schools, PRUs and EOTAS do not complete the school census and results for pupils in these schools are not included. [Filter]
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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 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.
[Collapse]2015/16Pupils in Year 11[Collapse]Not eligible for FSMAll Subjects214,819237599
[Collapse]Eligible for FSMAll Subjects29,84485097
[Collapse]2016/17Pupils in Year 11[Collapse]Not eligible for FSMAll Subjects238,180227299
[Collapse]Eligible for FSMAll Subjects35,62474594
[Collapse]2017/18Pupils in Year 11[Collapse]Not eligible for FSMAll Subjects236,988227198
[Collapse]Eligible for FSMAll Subjects35,54874393
[Collapse]2018/19Pupils in Year 11[Collapse]Not eligible for FSMAll Subjects245,130216998
[Collapse]Eligible for FSMAll Subjects37,44374192
[Collapse]2019/20Pupils in Year 11[Collapse]Not eligible for FSMAll Subjects245,7822878100
[Collapse]Eligible for FSMAll Subjects39,244115498
[Collapse]2020/21Pupils in Year 11[Collapse]Not eligible for FSMAll Subjects246,962338099
[Collapse]Eligible for FSMAll Subjects50,883125396

Metadata

Title

GCSE entries and results pupils in Year by FSM

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

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.


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