GCSE entries for SHAPE subjects (England, Northern Ireland and Wales)

The following page provides an overview of GCSE entries for social sciences and humanities subjects in England, Northern Ireland and Wales over the past decade. Entries for social sciences and humanities subjects have comprised between 43% and 48% of all GCSE entries since 2012.

The first two graphs on this page depict overall GCSE entry trends. The table further below provides entries data for each social science and humanities subject included in this work. Further details on trends in subject uptake are available in the Academy’s annual Studying SHAPE report.

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