Statistics reports

Research Matters

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Research Matters is our free biannual publication which allows us to share our assessment research, in a range of fields, with the wider assessment community.

Statistics reports

Examinations generate large volumes of statistical data (approximately 800,000 candidates sit general qualifications each year in the UK). The objective of this series is to provide statistical information about the system. Reports focus on different aspects of the examination system and are produced throughout the year.

Candidates awarded the A* grade at A level in 2016

Gill, T. (2017). Statistics Report series No. 119


Geographical variations in A level uptake in 2016

Sutch, T. (2017). Statistics Report series No. 118


Uptake of level 2 qualifications in English schools in 2016

Gill, T. (2017). Statistics Report series No. 118


Provision of GCE A level subjects 2016

Gill, T. (2017). Statistics Report series No. 117


Uptake of GCE A level subject 2016

Carroll, M. and Gill, T. (2017). Statistics Report series No. 116


Provision of GCSE subjects 2016

Gill, T. (2017). Statistics Report series No. 115


Uptake of GCSE subjects 2016

Gill, T. (2017). Statistics Report series No. 114


Uptake of GCSE subjects in 2015 using new school classifications

Gill, T. (2017). Statistics Report Series No. 113


Ranking of candidates' best GCSE grades by subject in 2015

Gill, T. (2017) Statistics Report Series No. 112


Candidates awarded A* and A grades at GCSE in 2015

Gill, T. (2017). Statistics Report Series No. 111