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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Key Stage 4 Interim Measures by FSM, from 2018/19

This cube covers data published in the Welsh Government's annual "Examination Results" release. It provides information on the percentage of pupils in year 11 achieving qualifications in the core subjects (English/Welsh first language, Mathematics and Science). The annual release shows this data at Wales level, in this table, the figures are shown for regional consortia and local authorities. From 2017, a maximum of two vocational (non-GCSE) qualifications will count towards all threshold measures, depending on size of the qualification (i.e. no more than 40% of the threshold). For more information see the Web links.

[Collapse]AreaData can be viewed at a Wales level or broken down by the regional consortia or local authorities. The figures for Wales include all Year 11 in Wales, including those from Independent school. Figures for Consortia and Local Authorities only include pupils from maintained schools. [Filtered]
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[Collapse]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]
Click here to sortNumber of pupils in Year 11Click here to sortCapped 9 points score (interim measure version)Click here to sortLiteracy point scoreClick here to sortNumeracy point scoreClick here to sortScience point scoreClick here to sortSkills Challenge Certificate point score
[Collapse]All pupils33,741358.139.737.136.931.6
All pupilsEligible for Free School Meals6,245296.732.728.927.424.1
Not Eligible for Free School Meals26,490383.842.640.240.434.5



KS4 examination results - Key Performance measures

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

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National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Local authorities

Geographical coverage


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

General description

This cube covers data published in the Welsh Government's annual "Examination Results" release. It provides information on the percentage of pupils in year 11 achieving the key stage 4 key indicators. For more information see the Weblinks.

Data collection and calculation

The figures in this table are based on information collected from awarding organisations for the school performance exercise and have been checked by schools. Further information on the collection and calculation of this data can be found in the notes section of the Examination Results release (See Weblinks)

Frequency of publication


Data reference periods

The data shown is collected annually after the end of year exams have been completed. The data is shown from 2017 and is updated each year to show the latest academic year's results. Each year refers to the academic year, for example from 1st of September 2018 to the 31st August 2019.

Users, uses and context

For more Information see the notes section of the Examination Results release (See Weblinks)

Rounding applied

Where applicable, numbers have been rounded to 1 decimal place.

Statistical quality

Please find this information in the related statistical publication, as per the given weblink.


GCSE; Level thresholds; KS4


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