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David Davis (Haltemprice and Howden, Conservative)

To ask the Secretary of State for Education

(1) what proportion of year 11 students in (a) Haltemprice and Howden constituency, (b) East Yorkshire and (c) Yorkshire and Humber sat a modern foreign language GCSE exam in each of the last 10 years for which figures are available;

(2) what proportion of Year 11 students in (a) Haltemprice and Howden constituency, (b) East Yorkshire and (c) Yorkshire and Humber sat history GCSE exams in each of the last 10 years for which figures are available.

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Nick Gibb (The Minister for Schools; Bognor Regis and Littlehampton, Conservative)

holding answer 20 February 2012

The information requested can be found in the following table for 2007/08 to 2009/11 for modern foreign language GCSEs and 2004/05 to 2009/11 for history GCSEs. Data for earlier years can be provided only at disproportionate cost. Constituency level data for 2010/11 are not yet available.

Percentages of pupils (1, 2) at the end of key stage 4 who sat modern foreign language (3) and history GCSEs (4,5) in Haltemprice and Howden constituency (6) , East riding and Yorkshire local authority (7) , Yorkshire and the Humber region (8) and England (9) —Years: 2004/05-2009/10—Coverage: England
Percentages of KS4 pupils who sat GCSEs in : 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11
Modern Foreign Language (3)              
Haltemprice and Howden n/a n/a n/a 43.1 43.0 41.6 n/a
East Riding and Yorkshire n/a n/a n/a 43.9 44.6 43.9 38.4
Yorkshire and the Humber n/a n/a n/a 36.6 37.0 35.3 32.6
England n/a n/a n/a 41.5 41.3 40.4 38.5
               
History              
Haltemprice and Howden 36.7 37.0 31,8 29.6 34.4 31.9 n/a
East Riding and Yorkshire 36.1 38.1 37.3 36.2 36.2 38.3 37.3
Yorkshire and the Humber 29.6 29.8 28.4 27.8 28.1 27.9 28.3
England 30.9 31.0 30.0 30.2 30.2 30.2 30.9
n/a = not available. (1) Figures do not include pupils recently arrived from overseas. (2) Figures include all maintained schools (including CTCs and academies). (3) Includes all languages which are counted as being a modern foreign language. Figures for Modern Foreign Languages are not available for the years 2004/05 to 2006/07. (4) Full GCSEs only have been included (Full GCSEs, double awards, accredited international certificates and their predecessor iGCSEs). Figures from 2005-09 exclude iGCSEs, 2010 and 2011 figures include accredited iGCSEs. (5) Including attempts and achievements by these pupils in previous academic years. (6) Parliamentary constituency figures are based on the postcode of the school. (7) Local authority figures are based on the local authority maintaining the school. (8) Regional figures are based on the region of the Local Authority maintaining the school. (9) England figures are the sum of all local authority figures. Source: National Pupil Database

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