- We look at A level participation as a share of entries (rather than raw numbers of entries) to get a better picture of what is or is not changing
- The headlines about boys and girls in science subjects are distorted by the significantly larger number of girls who take A levels overall
- Despite slightly higher numbers of entries to the three sciences from girls, there is still a significantly higher share of entries for boys
- Girls are outperforming boys on higher grades
- English share of entries has declined by a quarter since 2015
- Mathematics share of entries has declined slightly after several years of annual growth
- Most of the decline in MFL is tracking the fall in the population of 18-year olds
- EPQ growth grinds to a halt
- (All data are from JCQ A level results for the UK)
Cairneagle Associates are delighted to announce the appointment of Julie Mercer as Partner. She will lead the development of Cairneagle’ higher education and operational consulting practices.
Arun discussed the overcoming challenges and opportunities for growth in the nursery space at today’s NMT Nursery Estate, Acquisition & Expansion Forum.