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Written Answers — Department for Education: English Baccalaureate: GCSE (11 Feb 2016)

Jonathan Lord: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of students sat the EBacc at GCSE in (a) Woking constituency, (b) Surrey and (c) England in each year since 2010.

Social Mobility Index (9 Feb 2016)

Siobhain McDonagh: ...mobility remain stark, especially for white working-class students. A significant attainment gap between children receiving free school meals and those who are not eligible exists even at pre-school level. By GCSE age, only 32% of white working-class British students achieve the GCSE benchmark, compared with 44% of mixed-race students, 59% of Bangladeshi students, 42% of black Caribbean...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Languages: Education (9 Feb 2016)

Gareth Thomas: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many entrants there were for GCSE and A-level (a) Gujarati and (b) Hindi by (i) exam board and (ii) each region and constituent part of the UK in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Gcse (8 Feb 2016)

Dan Jarvis: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what progress her Department has made on the implementation of the new GCSE grading system.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Gcse (8 Feb 2016)

Graham Brady: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of children obtained five or more good GCSEs including English and Mathematics in (a) selective, (b) partially selective and (c) comprehensive local authority areas in 2015; and what that proportion was by ethnic group in each of those categories.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Gcse (4 Feb 2016)

Lord Freyberg: ...in (1) 2013, (2) 2014, and (3) 2015, achieved grade A*-C or a pass for (a) seven or more GCSEs, (b) five or six GCSEs, (c) four or five GCSEs, (d) three or four GCSEs, (e) two or three GCSEs, (f) one GCSE, and (g) no GCSEs, broken down into socio-economic groups.

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Education: Publication of Reformed GCSE and A level Content (4 Feb 2016)

Nick Gibb: ...now teaching some of the new reformed GCSEs and A levels, and we have already published reformed subject content for those GCSEs and A levels to be taught from September 2016. Content for reformed GCSE subjects and for AS and A level subjects can be found on Gov.uk. The new GCSEs will be more academically demanding and reformed AS and A levels will better prepare students for undergraduate...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Languages: Education (3 Feb 2016)

Gareth Thomas: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she is taking to encourage the teaching and examination of GCSE and A-level (a) Gujarati and (b) Hindi; and if she will make a statement.

Telford Co-operative Multi Academy Trust Schools — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] (2 Feb 2016)

Nick Gibb: .... There are now more than 5,000 open academies, and 65% of all secondary schools are academies or free schools. In 2015, secondary converter academies outperformed national average attainment at GCSE by 7.2 percentage points, with 64.3% of pupils achieving five or more GCSEs at A* to C, including English and maths. I am pleased that there are already 10 open academies in Telford and...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Basic Skills (1 Feb 2016)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: ...better health and well-being, increase their chances of employment and progress to better jobs. We fully fund, through a statutory entitlement, all adults to achieve their first English and maths GCSE at grade C or above as well as other qualifications which help them get to that level. The total funding for English and maths for academic year 2013/14 (including for apprenticeships,...

Adult Education and Lifelong Learning — Motion to Take Note (28 Jan 2016)

Baroness Evans of Bowes Park: ...;s first two years. We are also ambitious to raise adult standards of literacy and numeracy, which is why we have embedded English and maths into the heart of all our major adult education programmes and why we fully fund all adults to achieve GCSE maths and English. High-quality apprenticeships providing training in the workplace are essential to support employers and to help our economy...

Written Answers — Department for Education: GCE A-level: Hearing Impairment (26 Jan 2016)

Edward Timpson: ...is broken down by type of SEN and published in the “Phonics screening check and key stage 1 assessment: England 2015”[1], “National curriculum assessments at key stage 2: 2015”[2] and “GCSE and equivalent results in England: 2015”[3] statistical first releases. A wider summary of available SEN information is provided in “Special educational needs...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Topical Questions (25 Jan 2016)

Lucy Powell: ...comments about how moving and important it is? In their manifesto of 2010—notably dropped in 2015—the Conservatives pledged to “close the attainment gap between the richest and poorest”. Revised GCSE results published last week showed that, despite Lib Dem policies such as the pupil premium, the GCSE attainment gap between pupils on free school meals and their peers...

Free School Funding (Sixth Forms) (22 Jan 2016)

Mike Freer: ...” and gave the whole school a grade of “good.” Children at the school are making outstanding progress, and senior leaders estimate that 80% to 92% are on course to achieve A* to C grades at GCSE, or the equivalent, including in English and maths, when the first cohort takes those exams in summer 2017. Those high levels of achievement are a result of the relentless...

Written Answers — Department for Education: GCSE: Standards (22 Jan 2016)

Philip Hollobone: ...of State for Defence how the best examples of literacy and numeracy education carried out in initial basic training in HM Armed Forces can be introduced to assist underachieving pupils in attaining GCSE grade C in English and mathematics.

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Education: Publication of Reformed History of Art Subject Content (21 Jan 2016)

Nick Gibb: ...some of the new reformed GCSEs and A levels, and we have already published reformed subject content for those GCSEs and A levels to be taught from September 2016 as well as for some of the GCSE and A levels to be taught from September 2017. Content for reformed GCSE subjects can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/gcse-subject-conte nt and content for AS and A level...

Prisons: Education — Question for Short Debate (19 Jan 2016)

Baroness Evans of Bowes Park: .... The adult prisoner population has specific educational challenges, as the noble Lord, Lord Hanningfield, and my noble friend Lord Hailsham identified. In 2014-15, only 9% of adult prisoners assessed at reception were at GCSE standard A* to C in maths and only 13% at that standard in English. As the noble Lord, Lord Addington, said, almost a third of adult prisoners assessed had a...


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