IGCSE:Written question - 182779

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Asked by Lucy Powell
(Manchester Central)
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Asked on: 23 October 2018
Department for Education
IGCSE
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of GCSE entries in (a) state and (b) independent schools were IGCSEs in 2018.
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Answered by: Nick Gibb
Answered on: 26 October 2018

For pupils at the end of key stage 4 in 2018, the number of international GCSE entries and their proportion of GCSE and equivalent entries in 2017/18 is provided below:

Institution type

Number of international GCSE entries

As a proportion of
GCSE and equivalents

State-funded

7,824

0.2%

Independent

26,024

10.9%

Other (e.g. Pupil Referral Units and Alternative Provision)

337

1.4%

All schools

34,185

0.8%

For pupils at the end of key stage 4 in 2018, the number of entries in approved international GCSEs (those which count in the department’s school and college performance tables), and their proportion of all GCSE and equivalent entries in 2017/18 counted in performance tables, is provided below:

Institution type

Number of international GCSE entries

As a proportion of
GCSE and equivalents

State-funded

5,782

0.1%

Independent

1,848

0.9%

Other (e.g. Pupil Referral Units and Alternative Provision)

21

0.1%

All schools

7,651

0.2%

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