Data set from A level and other 16 to 18 results

Entries - vocational qualifications by subject and student characteristics (single academic year)

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Vocational qualification entries, by Ofqual subject area 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

Theme
School and college outcomes and performance
Publication
A level and other 16 to 18 results
Release type
Geographic levels
National
Indicators
  • Exam entries
Filters
  • Characteristic
  • Exam cohort
  • Ofqual subject area
Time period
2018/19 to 2020/21

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_periodtime_identifiergeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_nameversionexam_cohortcharacteristic_typecharacteristic_valueofqual_tier_1ofqual_tier_2entry_count
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandProvisionalTech LevelDisadvantageDisadvantaged01 - Health, Public Services and Care01.1 - Medicine and dentistryz
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandProvisionalTech LevelDisadvantageDisadvantaged07 - Retail and Commercial Enterprise07.4 - Hospitality and catering62
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandProvisionalTech LevelDisadvantageDisadvantaged07 - Retail and Commercial EnterpriseAll280
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandProvisionalTech LevelDisadvantageDisadvantaged11 - Social SciencesAllz
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandProvisionalTech LevelDisadvantageNon-Disadvantaged02 - Science and Mathematics02.2 - Mathematics and statisticsz

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 4 variables
Variable nameVariable description
characteristic_valueCharacteristic
entry_countExam entries
exam_cohortExam cohort
ofqual_tier_2Ofqual subject area

Footnotes

  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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