GCSE results 2019: History

Here are the trends in history GCSE grades in 2019.

The data shows a small rise in grade 9’s and 4’s in GCSE history this year, but a slump in almost every other pass grade. The proportions of grade 5’s and 6’s have fallen by two percentage points each, to 13.3 per cent and 13.5 per cent respectively, while grade 7’s have remained static at the same level as last year.

Entries in the subject have risen, from 244,401 last year to 261,537 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 History results comparison 2019

GCSE History entries 2019