Here are the trends in religious studies GCSE grades for 2019.
The data shows a steep rise in the top very grades at GCSE religious studies this year, with more results being awarded at grades 8 (10.4 per cent) and 9 (7.5 per cent). However, the proportion of grade 7’s has remained stable at 12.6 per cent, while grade 5 has seen a small decline.
Entries in the subject continued to decline, from 229,189 last year to 227,913 this year.
The data for the results is based only on 16-year-olds in England. The entries data is England all ages.
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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 Religious studies results comparison 2019