Data set from A level and other 16 to 18 results

Student counts and Results - A level by institution type and gender (end of 16-18 study)

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A level student counts by grade achieved, institution type and student gender. 

Includes students triggered for inclusion in performance tables who completed A levels during 16-18 study, after discounting of exams.


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
  • Total number of students
  • Number at grade A*.
  • Number at grade A.
Filters
  • Gender
  • Institution
Time period
2018/19 to 2022/23

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_periodtime_identifiergeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_nameschool_type_groupschool_typecharacteristic_genderastar_grade_achieveda_grade_achievedb_grade_achievedc_grade_achievedd_grade_achievede_grade_achievedu_grade_achievedq_grade_achievedtotal_studentsastar_a_grade_achievedastar_b_grade_achievedastar_c_grade_achievedastar_d_grade_achievedastar_e_grade_achievedperc_astar_grade_achievedperc_a_grade_achievedperc_b_grade_achievedperc_c_grade_achievedperc_d_grade_achievedperc_e_grade_achievedperc_astar_a_grade_achievedperc_astar_b_grade_achievedperc_astar_c_grade_achievedperc_astar_d_grade_achievedperc_astar_e_grade_achievedversion
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandFE sector collegesAll FE sector collegesFemale338670681029373313114989280032461104542074728078311923218110.43121.77431.70922.5849.5933.04732.20563.91486.49896.09199.137Revised
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandFE sector collegesAll FE sector collegesFemale5308874997195821167535757831694140572377629597312723162916.74827.60530.66518.3665.2851.12644.35275.01793.38498.66999.795Final
202021Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandFE sector collegesAll FE sector collegesFemale6378928288344878144838682631294156602449429372308203120620.38129.66128.22915.5884.6271.23350.04278.27193.85898.48599.719Final
202122Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandFE sector collegesAll FE sector collegesFemale56967614940358212612852273032271133102271328534311463199817.65123.59429.13818.0388.0942.6441.24470.38288.4296.51499.154Revised
202223Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandFE sector collegesAll FE sector collegesFemale335464891022876423766150853903352698432007127713314793298710.00419.35530.50822.79411.2334.49829.35959.86782.66193.89498.392Revised

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 16 variables
Variable nameVariable description
a_grade_achievedNumber at grade A.
astar_grade_achievedNumber at grade A*.
b_grade_achievedNumber at grade B.
c_grade_achievedNumber at grade C.
characteristic_genderGender

Footnotes

  1. 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.
  2. Totals may be less than the sum of separate institution types as students who attend multiple institutions during 16 to 18 study are only included once in aggregations of those institutions. 
  3. 'All state-funded schools' includes city technology colleges (CTCs) and state-funded special schools. Figures for these institution types are not shown separately in the table. Excludes pupil referral units (PRUs), alternative provision (AP), hospital schools, non-maintained special schools, independent schools, independent special schools and independent schools approved to take pupils with special educational needs (SEN). These institution types are included in 'All schools'.
  4. Includes students triggered for inclusion in performance tables who completed A levels during 16-18 study, after discounting of exams. Includes pending awards.
  5. A change to the trigger rules was introduced in 2020/21  such that students were no longer automatically reported after two years in 16-18 study. The introduction caused a fall in cohort size, particular within the vocational and technical cohorts. A full impact analysis can be found in the <a href="https://explore-education-statistics.service.gov.uk/methodology/a-level-and-other-16-to-18-results">methodology document</a>.

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