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Section highlightThe Housing (Wales) Bill
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Section highlightDraft Budget 2014-15
Our focus is on protecting the NHS and schools, boosting economic growth and creating jobs, as well as tackling poverty and protecting the vulnerable.
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An annual report collated from examination bodies on the results of external examinations taken by pupils aged 15 or 17, which includes GCSE and A Levels by subject.
15 year olds
- 52.7 per cent achieved the L2 threshold including a GCSE grade A* to C in English or Welsh first language and mathematics, 1.6 percentage points higher than in 2011/12.
- The average capped wider points score was 333.1, 9.6 points higher than in 2011/12.
17 year olds
- 96.5 per cent of those entering a volume equivalent to 2 A levels achieved the Level 3 threshold, slightly lower (0.4 percentage points) than in 2011/12.
The release was revised on 28th November 2013 due to an error in the Wales totals in table 5. No other data was affected.
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