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Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions: GCSE/ A-level Results (16 September 2014)

GCSE/ A-level Results

Improving School Leadership (10 September 2014)

David Laws: a number of the schools in my hon. Friend’s constituency, and I join him in congratulating the schools whose success he celebrated. He mentioned Gable Hall school, which secured a good set of GCSE results this year. A signal of its success is the fact that it does not see that as an end destination, but as something to build on; it is fantastic that it still wants to aim higher....

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Science: Curriculum (10 September 2014)

Dan Rogerson: ...Regulation (Ofqual), the independent regulator of qualifications in England, consulted recently on proposals for completing the reforms of GCSEs and A levels: reform/ including principles to guide the subjects that may be offered in the future. The consultation closed on 30 July 2014 and Ofqual have not yet announced the...

[Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] — Nursery Schools (9 September 2014)

Sam Gyimah: ...ways of doing that. For example, one of my first decisions as Minister was to look at the early-years educator level 3 qualification. On literacy and numeracy, staff who qualify for level 3 must have GCSE level A to C in maths and English. We phased that in for the first year and it will be on exit, but after 2015, they will have to have that on entry to start a level 3 early educator...

Written Answers — Education: Languages: Education (9 September 2014)

Nick Gibb: ...of secondary schools teach one or more of French, German or Spanish, with small numbers teaching an additional language or languages. Awarding bodies determine which languages they will offer as GCSE qualifications. Schools decide whether to enter pupils for any particular language GCSE. The English Baccalaureate is already encouraging more young people to take a language at GCSE level....

Written Answers — Education: Mandarin: GCSE (8 September 2014)

Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many students in state schools secondary education obtained a GCSE in Mandarin Chinese in each year since January 2011.

Written Answers — Education: Science: Teachers (8 September 2014)

David Laws: ...funds the Triple Science Support Programme (TSSP), delivered by Ltd, to provide an extensive programme of practical support and guidance to schools on how to provide triple science at GCSE level. The TSSP focuses its support on schools that do not currently offer triple science or that have few pupils taking triple science. The Department supports the improvement of science...

Written Answers — Education: Children: Mental Illness (5 September 2014)

Chris Ruane: ...for Care and Support of 4 June 2014, Official Report, column 102W, on mental illness, what assessment she has made of the impact of these psychiatric conditions on academic attainment levels at GCSE, A levels, Degree and Post Graduate Degree level.

Written Answers — Education: Pupils: Disadvantaged (5 September 2014)

David Laws: ...the progress of disadvantaged pupils at key stage 2, and the progress and/or overall attainment of disadvantaged pupils at key stage 4. Letters were also sent to local authorities where the average GCSE results of disadvantaged pupils across all of their maintained schools declined between 2011 and 2013 or between 2012 and 2013. Local authorities in receipt of letters: Barking and Dagenham...

Backbench Business: Achievement Gap in Reading (4 September 2014)

Stephen Twigg: the beginning of her speech, is very powerful and reminds us of the scale of the challenge that we still face. The report says that by the time children are seven, nearly 80% of the later differences in GCSE results between better-off and poorer children have already been determined. Two years ago, in 2012, one in seven of seven-year-olds—approximately 76,000 pupils across the...

Opposition Day — [5th allotted day]: Infant Class Sizes (3 September 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Chloe Smith: ...children. I do not think that it accepts that we ought to have higher ambition for many of our children. Data released in June show that Norwich, my city, has been the worst city in England for GCSE results. That is a shocking statement—

Public Health England Hub Programme and Porton Down (3 September 2014)

Robert Halfon: ...opportunities in Harlow. We are a sculpture town, with fantastic facilities. We have good quality housing and beautiful countryside. We also have outstanding local schools, such as: Burnt Mill which achieved an 86% GCSE A* to C rate; Harlow college, which according to the Department for Education has for three years in a row been a No. 1 college in England on all statistics; and a brand...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Students: Disadvantaged (3 September 2014)

Greg Clark: ...with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. We support unemployed people into work by funding units and qualifications in vocational skills, and we fully fund all adults to achieve their first English and maths GCSE. We contribute 210 million a year to support non-formal Community Learning, attracting disadvantaged groups and mature learners who have had very few previous...

Written Answers — Education: History: Curriculum (1 September 2014)

Nick Gibb: ...its first settlers to the development of the institutions that help to define our national life today, as well as understanding how this relates to key events in world history. In addition, the new GCSE content criteria, published in April 2014, makes it a requirement that British history form a minimum of 40% of the assessed content over the full course; under current arrangements the...

Written Answers — Education: Igcse (1 September 2014)

Jack Lopresti: To ask the Secretary of State for Education if she will make it her policy to retain the international GCSE on school league tables in order to encourage take-up of that qualification.

Written Answers — Education: Mathematics: East Sussex (1 September 2014)

Nicholas Boles: ..., we are reforming post-16 maths education and have set out our ambition for the majority of young people in England to study mathematics at least to age 18 by 2020. Students without at least a grade C at GCSE in mathematics are now required to continue to study this subject. We are reforming A Levels and are also introducing new ‘core maths’ qualifications for post-16 students...

Written Answers — Education: Pupils: Disadvantaged (1 September 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Stephen Twigg: To ask the Secretary of State for Education if she will publish all information her Department has collated on attainment at Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 4 in all GCSE subjects for all pupils eligible for the pupil premium in maintained schools in the last four years.

Written Answers — Education: Education: Assessments (22 July 2014)

Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Education on the basis of what research findings the Government developed its proposals to decrease the role of coursework in GCSE and A-level curriculums.

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