A-level Results Are Out: News and Figures


“A-level results” are the major headline in today’s news

Especially with social media popularity nowadays, it has transformed the day of the results into a shared event.

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A-levvel-results-figureDespite the fact that A* and A grades number has decreased by 0.1% from the past year. While more than 98% of A-level students have passed their e
xams. And the number of UCAS admissions have rose by 3% from the last year’s figures.

Although, a record number of people have applied to university this year, an increasing number are looking for alternatives such as apprenticeships and training schemes.

More women than men will be going on to university

Despite the fact that boys have managed to earn more A* grades than girls for the fourth year running, 27,000 more women than men about to start university courses this year. As initial figures from UCAS show a 5% increase in places for 18 year olds in the UK, but a reduction among older age groups.

Labour’s shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt warned that there still needed to be more effort to get female students to take science subjects. See here inspirational African Women in Science.


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