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Official Statistics

November GCSE and Level 1/Level 2 Certificates entries in England

The number of entries by subject for GCSE and Level 1/Level 2 certificates (also known as IGCSE) in November 2015.

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November GCSE and Level 1/Level 2 Certificates Entries in England

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November GCSE and Level 1/Level 2 Certificates Entries in England: Data tables

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The main findings are:

  1. The overall number of entries for GCSE in England in November 2015 is up in comparison with November 2014 from 58,880 to 68,170 – an increase of 16%.
  2. The overall number of GCSE entries from students in year 11 and below in November 2015 has decreased by 51% from 12,840 in November 2014 to 6,260.
  3. The overall number of GCSE entries from students in year 12 and above in November 2015 increased by 34% from 46,040 in November 2014 to 61,920, which represents 91% of the total number of entries in November 2015.
  4. There was an increase in the number of entries in GCSE mathematics and English language but a decrease in the number of entries for GCSE English.
  5. The Level 1/ Level 2 certificate English language entry for November 2015 has increased by 42% from 29,130 in 2014 to 41,460 in November 2015.

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