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School Exam Results 2000
Advanced GNVQs subject by subject

The table below shows the percentage of candidates getting the various grades in each Advanced General National Vocational Qualification (GNVQ) subject. The rows in grey are the 1999 figures, for comparison.

Advanced GNVQs, broadly equivalent to two A-levels, are graded from Distinction down through Merit to Pass.

Subject Gender Entries % of Total Distinction Merit Pass
Art and Design Male 3342 8.6 14.6 27.6 20.7
    3805 8.6 13.2 27.3 22.2
  Female 3735 9.0 23.2 31.6 13.8
    3827 8.1 21.4 32.1 14.1
  Both 7077 8.8 19.1 29.7 17.1
    7632 8.4 17.3 29.7 18.2
             
Business Male 13817 35.4 12.6 28.4 19.4
    16487 37.5 11.1 25.4 16.8
  Female 12734 30.8 22.1 30.4 10.5
    15303 32.5 19.9 26.6 9.4
  Both 26551 33.1 17.2 29.3 15.1
    31790 34.9 15.3 26.0 13.3
             
Construction and the Built Environment Male 1306 3.3 10.8 20.1 16.9
    1649 3.7 11.5 25.4 11.7
  Female 73 0.2 23.3 24.7 5.5
    91 0.2 19.8 16.5 9.9
  Both 1379 1.7 11.5 20.4 16.3
    1740 1.9 11.9 24.9 11.6
             
        Distinction Merit Pass
Engineering Male 2677 6.9 10.8 23.2 20.1
    2762 6.3 8.6 21.8 17.9
  Female 107 0.3 29.0 17.8 15.9
    98 0.2 13.3 24.5 10.2
  Both 2784 3.5 11.5 23.0 19.9
    2860 3.1 8.8 21.9 17.6
             
Health and Social Care Male 731 1.9 10.0 19.7 20.1
    829 1.9 8.9 20.1 15.9
  Female 11254 27.3 17.6 27.7 13.2
    13070 27.8 14.2 24.6 11.8
  Both 11985 14.9 17.2 27.2 13.6
    13899 15.3 13.9 24.3 12.1
             
Hospitality and Catering Male 748 1.9 5.9 16.7 27.4
    912 2.1 6.5 17.2 28.0
  Female 1034 2.5 11.2 22.1 22.6
    1393 3.0 9.5 21.8 18.5
  Both 1782 2.2 9.0 19.9 24.6
    2305 2.5 8.3 20.0 22.3
             
        Distinction Merit Pass
Information Technology Male 7513 19.3 9.1 23.0 20.2
    6932 15.8 9.3 22.0 17.7
  Female 1401 3.4 15.0 22.0 10.8
    1295 2.8 12.9 19.0 9.0
  Both 8914 11.1 10.1 22.8 18.7
    8227 9.0 9.8 21.6 16.3
             
Land and Environment Male 35 0.1 11.4 31.4 8.6
    46 0.1 8.7 15.2 23.9
  Female 34 0.1 17.6 29.4 5.9
    31 0.1 6.5 6.5 19.4
  Both 69 0.1 14.5 30.4 7.2
    77 0.1 7.8 11.7 22.1
             
Leisure and Tourism Male 5219 13.4 8.1 25.5 24.7
    6632 15.1 6.5 21.8 24.4
  Female 7933 19.2 18.3 28.4 14.6
    9022 19.2 15.6 26.5 13.8
  Both 13152 16.4 14.2 27.3 18.6
    15654 17.2 11.7 24.5 18.3
             
        Distinction Merit Pass
Management Studies Male 2 0.0 0.0 50.0 50.0
    10 0.0 0.0 20.0 0.0
  Female 3 0.0 0.0 0.0 66.7
    5 0.0 0.0 20.0 20.0
  Both 5 0.0 0.0 20.0 60.0
    15 0.0 0.0 20.0 6.7
             
Manufacturing Male 217 0.6 9.7 17.1 17.5
    235 0.5 14.5 10.2 14.9
  Female 27 0.1 18.5 37.0 11.1
    20 0.0 25.0 10.0 0.0
  Both 244 0.3 10.7 19.3 16.8
    255 0.3 15.3 10.2 13.7
             
Media: Communication and Production Male 1403 3.6 15.6 28.3 14.9
    1383 3.1 13.4 22.5 13.2
  Female 1271 3.1 19.4 26.5 8.3
    1173 2.5 18.2 24.1 4.8
  Both 2674 3.3 17.4 27.4 11.7
    2556 2.8 15.6 23.2 9.3
             
        Distinction Merit Pass
Performing Arts and Entertainment Industries Male 162 0.4 11.1 27.2 11.1
    121 0.3 14.9 24.0 12.4
  Female 331 0.8 25.7 19.6 5.1
    262 0.6 18.7 21.8 3.8
  Both 493 0.6 20.9 22.1 7.1
    383 0.4 17.5 22.5 6.5
             
Retail and Distributive Services Male 139 0.4 9.4 18.7 25.2
    136 0.3 11.0 23.5 21.3
  Female 113 0.3 14.2 29.2 16.8
    123 0.3 18.7 22.0 10.6
  Both 252 0.3 11.5 23.4 21.4
    259 0.3 14.7 22.8 16.2
             
Science Male 1692 4.3 9.5 25.5 17.1
    2057 4.7 5.7 18.5 17.6
  Female 1237 3.0 15.1 30.6 8.9
    1330 2.8 12.9 21.4 8.3
  Both 2929 3.6 11.8 27.7 13.7
    3387 3.7 8.5 19.6 14.0
             
        Distinction Merit Pass
All Subjects Male 39003 100.0 11.1 25.6 20.2
    43996 100.0 9.8 23.5 18.6
  Female 41287 100.0 19.5 28.7 12.5
    47043 100.0 16.9 25.8 11.4
  Both 80290 100.0 15.4 27.2 16.2
    91039 100.0 13.5 24.7 14.9