There were 109,495 entries from students aged 16 and over for GCSE maths and English in November, Ofqual has revealed today. This was an increase of 5 per cent from the previous November.
There were 55,955 entries in GCSE mathematics in November 2019. In comparison, November 2018 brought 55,125 entries for GCSE mathematics – meaning there was an increase of 2 per cent this year. The majority (94 per cent) of entries in 2019 were for the foundation tier.