Arts: GCE A-level:Written question - 6913

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Asked on: 14 July 2015
Department for Education
Arts: GCE A-level
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many people sat A level media studies in each of the last three years in (a) Bury, (b) Greater Manchester and (c) England.
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Answered by: Nick Gibb
Answered on: 20 July 2015

The requested information is given in the table below. It is published in the ‘A level and other level 3 equivalents’ statistical first release for the relevant year.[1] [2] [3]

Year[4]

Number of students aged 16 to 18[5] in state funded schools[6] entered for A level media studies

Bury local authority

Greater Manchester[7]

England

2011/12

151

1,161

22,954

2012/13

139

1,094

20,800

2013/14

164

1,065

19,666

Source: Key stage 5 attainment data.

[1] www.gov.uk/government/statistics/a-level-and-other-level-3-results-2013-to-2014-revised

[2] www.gov.uk/government/publications/a-level-and-other-level-3-results-england-2012-to-2013-revised

[3] www.gov.uk/government/publications/revised-a-level-and-equivalent-examination-results-in-england-academic-year-2011-to-2012

[4] Data for all years is revised.

[5] Age in years at the start of the academic year in question.

[6] Includes; academies; free schools; city technology colleges; community and foundation special schools; hospital schools and further education sector colleges.

[7] Includes the local authorities of Bolton, Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan.

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