This is the number female students at the end of advanced level study who were entered for at least one applied general qualification equal in size to at least half (0.5) an A level or an extended project (size 0.3), or applied general or tech level qualification during their 16-18 study. The 16-18 school and college performance headline measures changed in 2016, as a result of previously announced government reforms to the way schools and colleges are held to account for their performance. Results for 2019/20 and 2020/21 includes grades awarded to students, when exams and assessments were cancelled, due to Covid-19 and are not comparable with earlier years.
Local authority, region and the total (state-funded sector) figures cover all state-funded mainstream schools, academies, free schools, city technology colleges (CTCs), state-funded special schools and FE sector colleges. Excludes pupil referral units (PRUs), alternative provision (AP), hospital schools, non-maintained special schools, other government department funded colleges, independent schools, independent special schools and independent schools approved to take pupils with special educational needs (SEN).
Values of 1 or 2, or a percentage based on 1 or 2 pupils are suppressed. Regional level figures are rounded down to the nearest 5.
09 Nov 2021
Data last updated
23 Jun 2022
Number of female students entered for level 3 qualifications