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Results 1–20 of 4165 for "GCSE"

Written Answers — Department for Education: Languages: Qualifications (23 Jul 2015)

Joan Ryan: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many pupils were entered into (a) GCSE and (b) A-levels in (i) Turkish, (ii) modern Greek, (iii) Spanish, (iv) French and (v) German in the last five academic years.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Languages: Education (23 Jul 2015)

Nick Gibb: ...of communities and schools in which these languages are spoken, to hear their concerns and consider how we can work with the awarding organisations and Ofqual to maintain a range of languages at GCSE and A level, including Turkish, modern Greek and other languages. The number of pupils studying for a modern language GCSE has increased by 20% since 2010 due to the introduction of the...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Gcse (23 Jul 2015)

Gloria De Piero: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of pupils eligible for free school meals achieved five GCSEs at A* to C including English and mathematics in (a) Ashfield, (b) Nottinghamshire and (c) England in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Gcse (23 Jul 2015)

Gloria De Piero: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of pupils achieved five GCSEs at A* to C including English and mathematics in (a) Ashfield, (b) Nottinghamshire and (c) England in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Gcse (23 Jul 2015)

Gloria De Piero: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many schools and academies in (a) Ashfield, (b) Nottinghamshire and (c) England did not meet the standard of 60 per cent of pupils achieving five GCSEs at A* to C including English and mathematics, and also had a below median score for the proportion of students making expected progress, in (i) 2010-11, (ii) 2011-12, (iii) 2012-13, (iv) 2013-14...

Written Answers — Department for Education: GCSE: Nottinghamshire (23 Jul 2015)

Gloria De Piero: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many schools rated outstanding or good in (a) Ashfield and (b) Nottinghamshire (i) did not meet the 60 per cent standard pupils achieving five GCSEs at A* to C including English and mathematics and (ii) had a below median score for the proportion of students achieving expected progress in each of the last five years.

Creative Sector: Educational Provision — Question (22 Jul 2015)

Lord Nash: We will continue to use Progress 8 as the main accountability measure. GCSE entries in arts subjects in 2014 are actually up 5% on 2012, while the performing arts have nearly doubled. Of course we want all pupils to study a broad curriculum, and in particular the focus should be on enabling disadvantaged children to have access to a wide range of studies. Ofsted will inspect on this.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Mathematics: GCSE (22 Jul 2015)

Jon Trickett: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps her Department has taken to monitor the availability in schools of additional mathematics GCSE.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Education: Fraud (22 Jul 2015)

Barry Sheerman: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what representations she has received on cheating by students and teachers in GCSE and A-level examinations and coursework.

Budget Statement — Motion to Take Note (21 Jul 2015)

Lord Bhattacharyya: ...—and pay. The Government should not waste money creating new institutes of technology or national colleges for apprenticeships. Instead, under the levy, industry should choose which programmes to support, from GCSE to PhD. The best would then expand organically. This bottom-up system would ensure that every worker could expect their employer to give them worthwhile skills and...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Languages: Qualifications (21 Jul 2015)

David Burrowes: ...has met in connection with ensuring that awarding organisations are liaising effectively with Ofqual; and what further steps her Department has taken to safeguard the future of modern languages at GCSE and A-level in subjects (a) Turkish, (b) Greek, (c) Gujarati, (d) Modern Hebrew, (e) Panjabi, (f) Polish, (g) Bengali and (h) other community languages.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Education: Fraud (21 Jul 2015)

Barry Sheerman: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she is taking to eliminate cheating by students and teachers in GCSE and A-level coursework and controlled assessments.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Basic Skills: Curriculum (21 Jul 2015)

Frank Field: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she is taking to ensure that parenting and life skills are reflected in the national curriculum from primary school to GCSE level.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Gcse (20 Jul 2015)

Andrew Griffiths: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, in how many secondary schools fewer than 60 per cent of pupils achieved five A* to C grades at GCSE including English and mathematics in the most recent three years for which figures are available.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Gcse (20 Jul 2015)

Andrew Griffiths: ..., how many and what proportion of pupils who were (a) eligible and (b) not eligible for free school meals and were (i) white British and (ii) not white British achieved five A* to C grades at GCSE including English and mathematics in each local authority area in each of the last three years.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Languages: Qualifications (20 Jul 2015)

David Burrowes: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 10 June 2015 to Question 842, what steps her Department is taking to ensure (a) the availability at GCSE and A-level of (i) Turkish, (ii) Greek, (iii) Gujarati, (iv) Modern Hebrew, (v) Punjabi, (vi) Polish, (vii) Bengali and (viii) other community languages and (b) effective liaison between awarding organisations and...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Education: GCSE and A level subject content consultation (16 Jul 2015)

Nick Gibb: Today I am launching a public consultation on revised subject content for seven GCSEs and five A levels which will be taught from 2017. This represents an important step in the third phase of GCSE and A level reform. Our aims for GCSE and A level reform are unchanged. We are reforming GCSEs and A levels to be rigorous and more knowledge-based and to match the qualifications used in the best...

Thomas Cook: Christi and Bobby Shepherd (14 Jul 2015)

Mary Creagh: ...of family life are known to every Member of this House, but no parent can imagine the feeling of losing one child on a holiday, let alone two children on the same night. There is a photo missing from Sharon and Neil’s homes. It is the photo of Christi on her prom night, dressed up and having fun with her friends. She would have been 16 this year, waiting for her GCSE results and...

Public Bill Committee: Education and Adoption Bill: New Clause 2 (14 Jul 2015)

Nick Gibb: ...with the national improvement just to put that number into perspective. I have not claimed what the hon. Gentleman said I had about that figure, but a 6.4 percentage point improvement in schools’ GCSE results is stark compared with improvement of just over one percentage point in the system as a whole. We are confident that the arrangements are effective and that they provide clear...

Public Bill Committee: Education and Adoption Bill: Clause 1 - Coasting schools (14 Jul 2015)

Kevin Brennan: ...difference in the approach that we had proposed previously. There was an interesting article recently in Schools Week by Laura McInerney, which I will quote from: “Labour define coasting schools as those with GCSE scores above a threshold BUT have below average progress. Labour’s plan specifically targets the schools doing well in terms of their GCSE pass rates but whose...


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