Here are the trends in French GCSE grades for 2019.

The data shows a slight rise in the top grades at GCSE French this year, with more results being awarded at grades 8 (7.5 per cent) and 9 (4.5 per cent). However, the proportion of grade 7’s has fallen slightly from 11 to 10.9 per cent. The proportion of grade 5’s awarded have fallen dramatically, from 19.8 to 19.2 per cent, but grade 4 has seen an increase from 15.8 to 16.2 per cent.

Entries in the subject are finally starting to rise, growing from 117,925 last year to 122,803 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, what the latest data shows about the gender gap and concerns over a drop in non-Ebacc subjects.

GCSE French results comparison 2019

GCSE French entries 2019

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