To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many individuals took Art and Design GCSE in each year since 2011 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland combined, and what percentage of the total number of GCSEs this constitutes.
7 April 2016
The Department for Education produces statistics on England only.
The table below shows the total number of pupils attempting Art and Design and the percentage this represents of all pupils attempting GCSEs at the end of key stage 4 for the years requested. This information is published in the “Revised GCSE and equivalent results in England: 2014 to 2015” Statistical First Release available on GOV.UK.
Number of pupils attempting Art and Design
Pupils attempting GCSE Art and Design as a percentage of all pupils attempting GCSEs
 Pupils at the end of key stage 4.
 GCSE only.