A-level Results

It's a nervous day thousands as A Level results are announced.

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Full pass rates for all A-level subjects

Today's A-level figures show that the overall A* to E pass rate has risen for the 30th year in a row.

98% of exams achieved at least an E, compared to 97.8% last year.

  • English: 21.2 percent of candidates achieving an A grade or above, down from 22.3 last year.
  • Maths: 43.9 percent of candidates achieving an A grade or above, down from 44.7 last year.
  • Science: 28.6 percent of Biology candidates got an A grade or above, Chemistry 34.4 percent, Physics 31.9 percent.

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A-Levels results announced today

Students will find out their A-Level results today Credit: Chris Ison/PA Wire/Press Association Images

It's a nervous wait for thousands this morning as A Level results are announced.

It's one of the most emotional and important days for students, as they decide their next career move.

Students starting university this Autumn are said to face total costs of £55,000 if they study in the South West.

Recent figures show a 12% drop in the number of university applications in the South West on last year.

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