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Key Stage 3
- Since 2014 there has been an increase in the percentage of pupils achieving the expected level (level 5 or above) in every subject. The greatest increase was in Welsh Second Language (3.4 percentage points).
- In 2015, the percentage of pupils achieving the expected level varied from 92.7 per cent in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to 81.2 per cent in Welsh Second Language.
- In each subject, a higher percentage of girls than boys achieved the expected level. The gap between girls and boys was greatest in Welsh Second Language (13.1 percentage points).
Key Stage 2
- In 2015, the percentage of pupils achieving the expected level (level 4 or above) in Welsh Second Language was 76.1 per cent, compared with 73.1 per cent in 2014.
A further breakdown of all the data shown in this release by local authority, attainment level and by gender is available on StatsWales.
Benchmark information tables are also available for Key Stage 3 (both for core and non-core subjects) and are published alongside this release.
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