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As part of a shake-up of post-16 mathematics, the QCA, the regulatory body for public examinations, is proposing to introduce the new A-level from September, 2011.
The A-level pass rate has been rising for 26 years in a row.
Schools across Wales, including Christ College in Brecon, use one of the English boards for their A-level students.
From September, the borough will become one of only three areas in the UK with NO A-Level provision - alongside the City of London and the Scilly Isles, which both have tiny populations.
This year, A-level results are released on Thursday, August 18.
But South Tyneside Council have said the report "is not a true reflection" of the area, and that since the data was gathered two new sixth forms at Whitburn and St Wilfrid's have doubled A-level provision in the borough.
New Schools Network, which carried out the analysis, said the number of young people taking A-levels locally was a "glass ceiling" on ambition.
What it didn't tell us is whether there has been a compensatory increase in A-level entries for a modern language which is much nearer to home - Welsh.
Figures released by the Independent Schools Council (ISC) reveal the top ten fee-paying schools in the region in terms of AS and A-level exam results for the 2014/15 academic year.
All physicists completed a one-hour paper designed to test their knowledge, understanding and problem solving skills to A-level standard and above.
Since opening in 2012 the college has been inundated with applications from young people wanting to take advantage of the first class A-level facilities on offer.
The college was the top school/college in the Birmingham area for valueadded at A-level in 2010 and also received an excellent Ofsted Report in May 2010, with some aspects, such as student behaviour, described as "outstanding".
Summary: Michael Gove's proposals for A-level reform risk triggering a "collapse" in the numbers of pupils taking maths, experts are warning.
MORE than 22,000 GCSE and A-level grades were changed last year following queries from schools, figures showed yesterday.
A group of eager A-level students from Birmingham stole a march on the rest of the country yesterday - after turning up at midnight to get their results Abbey College in St Paul's Square took the unprecedented step of opening its doors on the stroke of midnight to students who could not wait to And out.