The main trends for entries for GCSE in November 2018 exam series in England were:
- Overall, GCSE entries in November 2018 increased by 55%, from 67,755 in 2017 to 104,710.
- Entries in English language saw an increase to 49,585, representing a 50% increase on 2017, continuing a trend of increase over the past 5 years.
- Entries in mathematics are 55,125, a 58% increase on 2017, but more similar to 2016.
- In 2018, the majority (93%) of entries in mathematics were for the foundation tier paper and the remaining (7%) entered for the higher tier paper.
- Entries in November are…