Data set from A level and other 16 to 18 results

Entries and Results - A level and AS by subject and student characteristics (single academic year)

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A level and AS level entries by grade achieved, subject and student characteristics.

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

Includes entries in the current exam year for 16-18 students, after discounting. Includes pending awards.

Data set details

School and college outcomes and performance
A level and other 16 to 18 results
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Exam entries
  • Number at grade A.
  • Number at grade A*.
  • Characteristic
  • Qualification
  • Subject
Time period
2018/19 to 2020/21

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandProvisionalEthnicityChineseAccounting and FinanceTotal Accounting and financeA level02496210024z8.33316.66737.5258.333261521238.3332562.587.595.833
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandProvisionalFSMUnknown FSM eligibilityAccounting and FinanceTotal Accounting and financeA level113177671010621.61320.96827.41911.299.67711.29143138445122.5815061.2970.96882.258
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandProvisionalEthnicityAsian or Asian British - BangladeshiAll facilitating subjectsTotal facilitating subjectsA level376119216251768135975336017274525.04615.99621.80623.72518.23710.1051568319349616320707321.04142.84866.57384.80994.914
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandProvisionalGenderMaleAll facilitating subjectsTotal facilitating subjectsA level21234389754240738654277591430255954402818939411.21220.57922.39120.40914.6577.5516020910261614127016902918333131.7954.18174.59189.24796.799
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandProvisionalSEN ProvisionSEN supportAll facilitating subjectsTotal facilitating subjectsA level7731609233422491808929378380101187.6415.90223.06822.22817.8699.1822382471669658773970223.54246.6168.83886.70795.889

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 19 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.


  1. Exam entries are for the current exam year for 16-18 students, after discounting. Includes pending awards.
  2. EHC plans and statements of SEN are legal documents which detail the needs of the individual student, and the assistance they are to receive.
  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. 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.

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