Minimum performance standards for 16-18 Level 3 (A-Level and equivalent) attainment were first introduced in 2016. Separate standards were defined for academic qualifications (primarily A-Levels) and applied general qualifications (primarily BTECs) . The standards are based on value added measures that control for pupil attainment at Key Stage 4. For academic qualifications, the minimum standard [...]
Exploring an apparent drop in the number of BTECs and other applied general qualifications.
Comparing the higher education, employment and earnings outcomes of those who attend schools with sixth forms with those who don’t.
Comparing the education, employment and earnings outcomes of those who took BTECs and those who took A-Levels.
The first of two preview posts ahead of this year's GCSE results day.
A detailed look at which pupils seem to have taken AS-Levels this year.
Our first look at this year’s data.
The second of two preview posts ahead of this year's A-Level results day.
The first of two preview posts ahead of this year's A-Level results day.