Graphic Arts: GCSE:Written question - 64987

Q
Asked by Tom Watson
(West Bromwich East)
Asked on: 22 February 2017
Department for Education
Graphic Arts: GCSE
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many students eligible for free school meals took graphics GCSE in each of the last six years; and what proportion of all students taking graphics GCSE in each of those years those figures represent.
A
Answered by: Nick Gibb
Answered on: 08 March 2017

The table below provides information as requested for the number of pupils (a) eligible and (b) not eligible free school meals in (i) Graphics GCSE, (ii) textiles GCSE and (iii) photography GCSE[1] in each of the last six years; and the proportion of all students taking each of those GCSEs.

Entries made by

Percentage of entries made by

Year

FSM

all other pupils

FSM

all other pupils

2010/11

Graphics GCSE

5,493

773

4,720

14.1

85.9

Textiles GCSE

39,361

4,942

34,419

12.6

87.4

Photography GCSE

9,406

1,040

8,366

11.1

88.9

2011/12

Graphics GCSE

5,975

791

5,184

13.2

86.8

Textiles GCSE

38,246

4,754

33,492

12.4

87.6

Photography GCSE

11,047

1,296

9,751

11.7

88.3

2012/13

Graphics GCSE

6,335

897

5,438

14.2

85.8

Textiles GCSE

34,252

4,609

29,643

13.5

86.5

Photography GCSE

13,650

1,774

11,876

13

87

2013/14

Graphics GCSE

6,757

916

5,841

13.6

86.4

Textiles GCSE

31,523

4,326

27,197

13.7

86.3

Photography GCSE

18,887

2,691

16,196

14.2

85.8

2014/15

Graphics GCSE

6,605

834

5,771

12.6

87.4

Textiles GCSE

29,884

3,989

25,895

13.3

86.7

Photography GCSE

21,218

3,150

18,068

14.8

85.2

2015/16

Graphics GCSE

5,721

734

4,987

12.8

87.2

Textiles GCSE

26,643

3,361

23,282

12.6

87.4

Photography GCSE

21,243

3,060

18,183

14.4

85.6

Source: Key Stage 4 attainment data

[1] Based on GCSE examinations only - excludes equivalents

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