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GCSE results day 2021

Geography experiences increased entries of 4.2% on last year

There has been a 4.2% increase in students taking geography at GCSE compared to last year. That is the second largest increase in entries for a subject, only behind Spanish (4.7%).

Students achieving grades 7/A and above in geography have also increased from 35%, compared to 30.7% last year. This is in the context of a general 2.7% increase in students achieving grades 7/A and above across the board.

Download: The GA’s in-depth analysis of the 2021 GCSE results

You can view the A level results breakdown here.


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