GCSE results 2014: the breakdown
22 August 2014
This year was the second in a row that the GCSE A*-G pass rate has fallen, down to 98.5% from 98.8% in 2013. However, the proportion of students achieving an A*-C grade rose from 68.1% to 68.8% - with one in four exams awarded a C grade.
Music GCSE saw 8.9% of entrants achieving an A* grade (down from 9.1% last year), but an overall rise of entrants by around 1,000. 22.4% of Music GCSEs were awarded an A grade; 25.7% received a B; 19.3% achieved a C; 11.8% a D; 10.9% received grades E-G; and 1% of entrants did not pass.