A-level results 2019: French

These are the trend tables for A-level French, 2015-2019.

Compiled by Education Datalab, the tables show entries have decreased slightly, falling from 7,874 last year to 7,607 this year.

Although the proportion hitting A* rose slightly, from 9.6 per cent to 9.7 per cent, this has been offset by a fall in pupils receiving an A grade which means the proportion achieving an A or A* has fallen from 38.4 per cent to 36.4 per cent.

This year is the first time Spanish has overtaken French for entries, becoming the most popular language at A-level.

For other subjects, visit our main subject tables page.

A-level French results: England

A-level French entries: England

For our own analysis, you can read about the 5 key trends in England’s data, to find out which subjects are increasing or declining in popularity, or on girls overtaking boys in science.

You can also read our headline story on the slump in top grades, with the proportion of pupils getting A or A* reaching its lowest level in 12 years.