A-Level results day 2017: Is it the end of the road for AS-Levels? | Dave Thomson

Last year, we reported on entries and grades in the first set of AS-Levels to be reformed. Compared to 2015, entries fell in all subjects, ranging from 11% (business studies) to 33% (art and design).

This year, more subjects have been reformed and decoupled from A-Levels. Data published by Ofqual earlier in the summer showed that these subjects have experienced even greater falls in entrants than those seen in the subjects that decoupled a year earlier[1]. In addition, there have been further drops in entries in the subjects that were decoupled last year.
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