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GCE A-Level: Disadvantaged

Michael Gove: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what A level subjects were taken by each pupil eligible for free schools meals who achieved three A grades at A level in the last year for which data are available. [250156]

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: This information would be identifiable and so can not be given out.


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GCSE

Michael Gove: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many and what proportion of pupils gained five A* to B grades at GCSE in 2008. [251124]

Jim Knight: In 2008, 209,961 (32.2 per cent.) pupils at the end of key stage 4 in all schools in England, achieved five or more A* to B grades at GCSE.

GCSE: North Yorkshire

Miss McIntosh: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what percentage of eligible pupils passed GCSEs in (a) English and (b) mathematics, at grades (i) A* and (ii) A to C in Vale of York constituency in each year since 1997. [240562]

Jim Knight: The requested information on the percentage of eligible pupils in Vale of York constituency achieving grades A* and A-C in English and mathematics is given in the following table.

English Maths

A* A-C A* A-C

2007

2.5

62.5

3.5

56.0

2006

3.9

55.0

4.4

50.4

2005

2.8

56.6

2.9

53.0

2004

2.8

55.3

2.4

46.5

2003

3.9

56.0

0.9

47.6

2002

2.5

57.4

2.4

50.1

2001

2.6

56.3

1.7

51.7

2000

2.5

54.3

2.0

48.3

1999

2.8

55.9

1.0

46.4

1998

3.1

54.4

1.4

43.6

1997

1.5

51.7

2.1

47.2

Notes:
1. Data from 1997 to 2004 are based on 15-year-old pupils at the start of the academic year. The 2005 to 2007 figure is based on pupils at the end of KS4.
2. Data from 2004 to 2007 include equivalents

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