Data set from A level and other 16 to 18 results

English and maths progress - summary time series

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Key measures of English and maths progress over the last three years.

Data set details

School and college outcomes and performance
A level and other 16 to 18 results
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Average progress (change in point score)
  • Number of students in scope
  • Percentage achieving grade 4 (or equivalent) or above
  • Subject
Time period
2017/18 to 2019/20

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandEnglish1286440.0836582.1460775537.2749603623.99412332
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandMaths1614740.0677284.4953367138.670002618.79187981
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandEnglish1180380.1450282.3633067337.7115844123.3162202
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandMaths1553240.1008885.4562076736.5423244318.2289923
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandEnglish1141780.3162983.3759568445.2495226827.21890382

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 6 variables
Variable nameVariable description
Nat_avAverage progress (change in point score)
num_inscopeNumber of students in scope
percent_approvedPercentage entering an approved qualification
percent_grade4Percentage achieving grade 4 (or equivalent) or above
percent_positivePercentage making positive progress


  1. Students are potentially in scope for either the English or maths progress measures if they did not achieve a GCSE grade A*-C or 9-4 by the end of KS4 in that subject.
  2. Positive progress is an improved point score in the subject by the end of 16-18 studies, compared to prior attainment in key stage 4.

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