These are the trend tables for A-level performing/expressive arts, 2015-2019.

Compiled by Education Datalab, the tables show entries have decreased slightly, falling from 1,282 last year to 1,050 this year.

The proportion reaching the top grades has increased slightly, with 24 per cent achieving an A or A* (22.5 per cent last year). This appears to be driven by an increase in A grades, as A* results remained exactly the same as last year on 7.9 per cent.

For other subjects, visit our main subject tables page.

A-level performing/expressive arts results: England


A-level performing/expressive arts 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 our stories on girls overtaking boys in science and Spanish becoming the most popular language.

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.

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