Post-16 education is in a period of flux, with major qualification reforms and a drop in per-student spending.
Reformed A-Levels began to be introduced from September 2015, with a concurrent decoupling of AS-Levels.
And, as the IFS have reported [PDF], spending per student in school sixth forms and further education has been falling since 2010/11.
What has been the impact so far on take-up of A-levels?
How many subjects are pupils taking?
We use data on Year 12 (Y12) students’ learning aims collected through the Autumn School Census each year. (Our analysis is restricted to schools,…
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