Key Stage 5 Results

Advanced level qualifications (level 3)

A Levels

These figures are based on students who entered at least one A level or AS level. A levels are available in a wide range of subjects, including English, maths, sciences, languages and humanities. The primary purpose of A levels is to prepare students for degree-level study at university. For further details, see the 16 to 18 Accountability Technical Guide opens in a new window .

 

Academic Qualifications

Academic qualifications include A levels but also other ‘level 3’ academic qualifications such as International Baccalaureates and Pre-U. These figures are based on students who were entered for at least one academic qualification that takes the same amount of time to study as an AS level or above. For further details, see the 16 to 18 Accountability Technical Guide opens in a new window .

Applied General Qualifications

Applied general are qualifications that provide broad study of a vocational area. They are designed to lead to higher education and they include areas such as performing arts, business and health and social care. See technical and vocational qualifications opens in a new window for more details. These figures are based on students who were entered for at least one applied general qualification. For further details, see the 16 to 18 Accountability Technical Guide opens in a new window .

 

Intermediate level qualifications (level 2)

Level 2 vocational qualifications

These are non-academic qualifications that are as challenging as GCSEs and include technical certificates, qualifications for students wishing to develop the specialist skills and knowledge for a technical occupation or industry.

Student destinations

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