Design and Technology: GCSE:Written question - 39154

Q
(Chippenham)
Asked on: 03 June 2016
Department for Education
Design and Technology: GCSE
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many pupils studied GCSE design and technology in (a) England and (b) Wiltshire in the last year for which figures are available.
A
Answered by: Nick Gibb
Answered on: 13 June 2016

In 2014/15 [1], there were 194,908 entries in England and 1,616 entries in Wiltshire for GCSE design and technology [2],[3].

[1] Information is based on final 2014/15 figures.

[2] GCSE design and technology includes D&T Electronic Products, D&T Food Technology, D&T Graphic Products, D&T Product Design, D&T Resistant Materials, D&T Systems & Control, D&T Textiles Technology, Graphics, Motor Vehicle Studies, D&T Engineering.

[3] Revised 2014/15 Information on the number of entries for GCSE technology and design is published in the “Revised GCSE and equivalent results in England: 2014 to 2015” statistical first release at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/493476/SFR01_2016_Subject_Tables.xlsx (Table S5)

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