All entries for Thursday 19 August 2010
August 19, 2010
Writing about web page http://www.jcq.org.uk/attachments/published/1297/JCQ-A%20LEVEL%20RESULTS.pdf
History continues to be a popular subject at A level with numbers taking the subject up very slightly on the 2009 figures to 49,222 (from 49,071). 7.0% of students achieved the new A* grade which is under the norm for those obtaining the grade in all subjects (8.1%) Over a quarter of students achieved either A* or A.
History was the fifth most popular subject taken at A level behind English, Maths, Biology and Psychology.
Numbers taking AS level History increased by 2 per cent to 59,257. There was a slight drop in the number of A grades awarded but a fifth of all students taking AS level History achieve an A.