Here are the trends in mathematics GCSE grades in 2019.
The data shows a rise in the top grades at GCSE maths this year, with more results being awarded at grades 8 (7.2 per cent) and 9 (3.7 per cent). However, the proportion of grade 7’s has remained stable at 9.5 per cent, while grades 6 and 7 have seen a decline. Despite this, there has been a strong increase in the proportion of grades awarded at a grade 4, with 21.4 per cent of all results being awarded at the pass mark, up from 20.6 per cent last year.
Entries in the subject have risen, from 692,346 last year to 720,098 this year.
The data for the results is based only on 16-year-olds in England. The entries data is England all ages.
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GCSE Maths results comparison 2019