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GCSE and Welsh Baccalaureate Intermediate Diploma and Foundation Diploma Results Published, 23/8/07 [W]

Results from the GCSE examinations and Welsh Baccalaureate Intermediate and Foundation Diplomas were published on 23 August 2007.

The GCSE exams show an overall pass rate of 98%, a 0.1 percentage point drop from 2006 results. However the number of pupils achieving A*-C grades increased by 0.7 percentage points to 63% and A*-A grades increased by 0.3 percentage points to 18.6%.  Further details are available in the Welsh Assembly Government press release.

The first ever Foundation level results for the Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification were also published.  The Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification has been piloted since September 2006 and 465 students completed it at Intermediate level and 288 at Foundation level.  More information about the Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification is available in the Welsh Assembly Government press release.