Data set from A level and other 16 to 18 results

Attainment and other performance measures - student characteristics

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Attainment metrics for all qualification cohorts, by student characteristics. 

Student characteristics include gender, ethnicity, disadvantage status, free school meal provision, first language, SEN provision, and KS4 prior attainment.


Data set details

Theme
School and college outcomes and performance
Publication
A level and other 16 to 18 results
Release type
Geographic levels
National
Indicators
  • % achieving ≥ 2 A levels
  • % achieving ≥ 2 academic results
  • % achieving ≥ 2 substantial level 3 results
Filters
  • Characteristic
Time period
2017/18 to 2021/22

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_periodtime_identifiergeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_nameversioncharacteristic_typecharacteristic_valuenumber_of_students_potentialnumber_of_students_level3number_of_students_alevnumber_of_students_acadnumber_of_students_agennumber_of_students_tlevaps_per_entry_alevaps_per_entry_grade_alevaps_per_entry_acadaps_per_entry_grade_acadaps_per_entry_agenaps_per_entry_grade_agenaps_per_entry_tlevaps_per_entry_grade_tlevpc_achieving_atleast_two_substantial_lev3pc_achieving_atleast_two_alevpc_achieving_atleast_two_substantial_lev3_acadentered_for_one_or_more_alev_or_appliedaps_per_entry_best3aps_per_entry_grade_best3pc_achieving_3_astar_to_a_alevpc_achieving_aab_or_better_aleventered_for_one_or_more_alevpc_achieving_aab_or_better_atleast_two_facilitating_aleventered_any_level3_vocational_excluding_applied_generalspc_level3_vocational_students_entered_tech_levelsentered_any_level3_vocational_excluding_tech_levelspc_level3_vocational_students_entered_applied_generalsnumber_of_students_highest_entry_was_l2pc_level2_vocational_students_entered_technicalcertificatenumber_of_students_technicalcertificateaps_per_entry_technicalcertificateaps_per_entry_grade_technicalcertificate
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandRevisedGenderFemale29527217818616298316590224028691733.9635C+34.2967C+29.8163Merit+27.7942Merit+83.78481.01581.06312877634.058C+11.87920.58212821414.728716609.6538622928.0184092135.256157705.9486L2Merit
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandRevisedGenderFemale291629179886154797158031363661071734.5797C+34.9117C+30.3141Dist-28.4177Merit+86.81483.07882.93212128334.4018C+12.13620.97512127215.2086509916.4638817541.405389786.11627635.8131L2Merit-
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandFinalGenderFemale298128181646150650154217425741272240.3303B40.4911B32.8516Dist-29.8345Merit+89.00486.89186.39211987339.7118B23.16535.15711987323.6026466519.6779115046.9074061310.24149025.7537L2Merit-
202021Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandFinalGenderFemale250108180426149730153205486131080642.5788B+42.7468B+34.4504Dist32.0565Dist-93.34188.93688.42511734242.3277B+30.19443.84911734227.8015048721.4078514757.2931472110.70617675.706L2Merit-
202122Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandRevisedGenderFemale293413198381156137159064651701320239.5202B39.6967B33.2308Dist-30.632Dist-96.82688.70288.38311815439.858B22.93435.36711815421.6614001432.9969028072.21157079.555615.9443L2Merit

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 34 variables
Variable nameVariable description
aps_per_entry_acadAPS per academic entry
aps_per_entry_agenAPS per applied general entry
aps_per_entry_alevAPS per A level entry
aps_per_entry_best3APS per 'Best 3' entries
aps_per_entry_grade_acadAverage academic result

Footnotes

  1. Includes students triggered for inclusion in performance tables.
  2. Figures for the total number of students may not match the sum of females and males, as not all institutions recorded the gender for every student.
  3. Disadvantage status is as reported at the end of key stage 4. Analysis involving disadvantage status includes students at state-funded schools and colleges only.
  4. EHC plans and statements of SEN are legal documents which detail the needs of the individual student, and the assistance they are to receive.

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