Here are the trends in biology GCSE grades for 2019.

The data shows a rise in the top grades at GCSE maths this year, with more results being awarded at grades 8 (14.6 per cent) and 9 (12.7 per cent). However, the proportion of grade 7’s has decreased, falling from 16.6 per cent to 16 per cent, with grades 5 and 4 also seeing a sizeable decline, with grade 4’s falling from 10.7 to 9.5 per cent.

Entries in the subject have risen, from 164,408 last year to 165,318 this year.

The data for the results is based only on 16-year-olds in England. The entries data is England all ages.

For other subjects, visit our main subject tables page.

For more of our GCSE results coverage, we have six interesting things we’ve learnt from results day, a rise in top grades including grade 9s, and concerns over a drop in non-Ebacc subjects.

GCSE Biology results comparison 2019

GCSE Biology entries 

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