1. Wales

A Level results day

Thousands of students across Wales will receive their A Level results today. Last year there were over 37,150 examination entries, with 97.6% resulting in grades A* to E.

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Students await A Level results

Thousands of students will be getting their results today Credit: David Davies/PA Wire

Thousands of students across Wales will receive their A Level results later. Last year there were more than 37,000 A level examination entries, with 97.6 per cent resulting in grades A* to E, just below the UK average of 98 per cent.

2012 results for Wales:

  • 75 per cent passed with C grade or above (UK average 76.6)

  • 49.9 per cent received A* to B grades (UK: 52.6)

  • 23.6 per cent scored A or A* (UK: 26.6)

  • six per cent got A* grades (UK: 7.9)

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