Gwynedd A Level Results
Gwynedd Council is extremely pleased with the success of Gwynedd pupils in the A
Level examinations this year.
Dewi R Jones, Head of
Education for Gwynedd Council said:
“It is a pleasure to
report that A level results for Gwynedd schools are good once again this year
and the young people are to be warmly congratulated for their commitment.
”The percentage achieving grades A-E across all
subjects [97.7%] is slightly higher than the national average [97.1%] and the
percentage of 23.2% that have achieved a grade A * or A is very close to the national average. Also encouraging is the fact that the A-E
percentage is 100% in a significant number of subjects across the schools. This
underlines the performance and success of all of our young people in the
“I would like to take the opportunity to thank the
teachers for their hard work and professionalism and the parents for their
Whilst noting the need
to interpret raw examination statistics with care, he referred to exceptional
success in individual subjects.
"The performance in all subjects is commendable
but the results in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Art, History,
English and Welsh, are good. These subjects drew high numbers of pupils and achieved over 70% grades A-C. In addition, more than 70% of
students gained A-C grades in Business, Geography, Drama, French and Physical
Education,” added Dewi Jones.
In addition, the percentages achieving grades A-E
[88.6%] and grade A [19.4%] in the Advanced Subsidiary examination were higher
than the national averages [86.9% and 16.3%].
Dewi R Jones added that he is also proud of the
success of learners in the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma qualification.
He noted: "The Welsh Baccalaureate is an ideal preparation for higher
education and employment and is a means for our students to access a rich and
varied range of experiences and opportunities."
Councillor Liz Saville Roberts, Portfolio Leader for
Education Gwynedd Council said:
“We can again take pride in the
success of the young people of Gwynedd. The pupils are to be congratulated for their dedication
and perseverance and I would also like to offer my sincere gratitude to
the teachers for their hard work during the year and for preparing students so
thoroughly for the exams. "
Gwynedd Council Leader, Councillor Dyfed Edwards added:
"These excellent results are testament to the hard work and
dedication of our young people, teachers and parents – the success of our young
people is key to Gwynedd’s future.
"I would like to congratulate every one of the young people for
their hard work and success, and in particular to those who have achieved their
potential. We wish them every success for the future.”
The above results are
for Gwynedd secondary schools only, they do not include the A level results for
colleges in Gwynedd.
97.7% of entries
gained grades A – E.
73.7% of entries
gained grades A – C.
23.2% of entries
gained grades A* /A.
No information will be
released about individual schools.