Further overall decline in arts GCSE and A Level entries; small year on year increases in some subjects. Far fewer arts GCSEs and A Levels are studied across England’s schools than a decade ago.
-38% decline in arts GCSE entries 2010 to 2021
-1% decline in arts GCSE entries 2020 to 2021
+2.4% increase in GCSE Cohort number 2020 to 2021
-31% decline in arts A Level arts entries 2010 to 2020, -1% decline 2020-2021