GCSE:Written question - 47821

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Asked on: 10 October 2016
Department for Education
GCSE
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To ask the Secretary of State for Education, which (a) selective, (b) partially selective and (c) comprehensive local authority areas in England ranked by correlating guaranteed per pupil against the proportion of pupils attaining five or more grade A* to C GCSEs including English and mathematics in core subjects in the last year for which data is available.
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Answered by: Nick Gibb
Answered on: 02 November 2016

The percentage of pupils achieving 5 A* - C grade GCSEs including English and mathematics for areas with different selection policies is listed in the table below. These figures relate to 2014/2015 final data.

GCSE and equivalents

Pupils at state funded schools at the end of key stage 4 2014/2015

Proportion of pupils achieving 5A*-C grade GCSEs including English and Maths

Fully selective areas1

47,258

60.6

Partially selective areas2

124,962

58.4

Non-selective areas

378,534

56.6

Source: Key Stage 4 attainment data: final

Notes:

1. Includes schools in the following areas which operate area wide arrangements for academic selection: Bexley, Buckinghamshire, Kent, Lincolnshire, Medway, Slough, Southend, Sutton, Torbay and Trafford.

2. Includes schools in twenty-six local authorities that have selective schools operating their own arrangements for academic selection.

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