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London Sees Largest Fall In A-Level Pass Rates

Thursday 14th August 2014

London has seen the largest fall in A-Level pass rates in England.

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As thousands open their results today itís been revealed that the pass rates in London have fallen by 1.4% compared to last year, the largest decline in England.

Across the UK as a whole the pass-rate has fallen, albeit very marginally, from 98.1% to 98.0%. The first decline in 32 years.

However, these lower pass rates might not have much impact on students actually securing places on their preferred courses, as universities have a record number of places to fill this year.

UCAS, the universities admission system, is reporting a 2% increase in the number of students securing their first choice courses compared to last year.

For information on what to do next, whether you got the grades you wanted or just missed out, visit the LBC A-levels advice page.