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Gareth Johnson (Dartford, Conservative)

To ask the Secretary of State for Education

(1) how many children were awarded A*-C grades in GCSE (a) mathematics and (b) English in (i) Kent and (ii) Dartford constituency in each of the last five years;

(2) how many children were awarded A-C grades in A-level in (a) mathematics and (b) English in (i) Kent and (ii) Dartford constituency in each of the last five years.

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

The information requested can be found in the following tables. A* grades at A level have been included for the 2009/10 and 2010/11 academic years.

Numbers and percentages of pupils (1, 2, 3) achieving A*-C grades in mathematics and English GCSEs (4, 5) in Dartford constituency (6) , Kent local authority (7) and England (8) —Years: 2007-11 Coverage: England
Numbers and percentages of KS4 pupils achieving A*-C grades in : 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11
Mathematics :          
Dartford (Number) 864 846 852 931 960
Dartford (Percentage) 62.1 61.4 64.4 67.9 72.6
Kent (Number) 9,473 9,895 9,989 10,671 10,731
Kent (Percentage) 56.0 58.1 59.8 63.5 66.4
           
England (Number) 323,044 335,453 339,196 360,532 368,911
England (Percentage) 54.0 56.3 58.8 62.6 65.3
           
English:          
Dartford (Number) 914 902 870 975 990
Dartford (Percentage) 65.7 65.5 65.8 71.1 74.8
           
Kent (Number) 10,052 10,167 10,194 11,223 11,077
Kent (Percentage) 59,4 59.7 61.0 66.8 68.5
           
England (Number) 349,086 357,983 358,136 382,870 392,117
England (Percentage) 58.3 60.1 62.1 66.5 69.4
(1) Percentages are based on all pupils at end of key stage 4 in each area. (2) Figures do not include pupils recently arrived from overseas. (3) Figures include all maintained schools (including CTCs and academies). (4) Full GCSEs have been included (Full GCSEs, double awards, accredited international certificates and their predecessor iGCSEs) and AS levels. Figures from 2006/07-2008/09 exclude iGCSEs, 2009/10 and 2010/11 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 or in the case of CTCs and Academies the local authority in which the school is situated. (8) England figures are the sum of all local authority figures. Source: National Pupil Database (2006/07 to 2009/10 final data, 2010/11 revised data)
Numbers and percentages of students aged 16-18 (1, 2, 3 ) achieving A*-C (4) grades in mathematics (5) and English (6) A levels (7) in Dartford constituency (8) , Kent local authority (9) and England (10) —Years: 2007-11 Coverage: England
Numbers and percentages of students achieving A*-C grades in : 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11
Mathematics:          
Dartford (Number) 62 74 69 93 65
Dartford (Percentage) 5.6 6.5 5.1 6.1 4.1
           
Kent (Number) 863 992 1,038 1,087 1,083
Kent (Percentage) 10.4 11.8 11.1 10.8 10.9
           
England (Number) 30,707 33,547 37,605 40,764 42,989
England (Percentage) 10.9 11.4 11.9 11.9 12.8
           
English:          
Dartford (Numbers) 137 141 118 118 127
Dartford (Percentage) 12,5 12.4 8.7 7.7 8.0
           
Kent (Number) 1,552 1,616 1,645 1,578 1,631
Kent (Percentage) 18.7 19.2 17.6 15.6 16.4
           
England (Number) 48,315 50,805 53,509 52,686 52,520
England (Percentage) 17.1 17.2 17 15.4 15.6
(1) Percentages are based on all 16-18 year old students in each area. (2) Age at the start of the academic year, for example 31 August 2010 for the 2010/11 academic year. (3) Figures include all maintained schools (including academies and CTCs) and further education (FE) sector colleges. (4) A* grades have been included from 2009/10 onwards. (5) Includes pupils achieving an A'-C grade at A level in at least one of mathematics, pure mathematics, statistics, additional mathematics or further mathematics. (6) Includes pupils achieving an A*-C grade at A level in at least one of English, English language or English literature. (7) Includes cumulative results obtained in the previous academic year. (8) Parliamentary constituency figures are based on the postcode of the school or college. (9) Local authority figures are based on the local authority maintaining the school or college or in the case of CTCs and Academies the local authority in which the school is situated. (10) England figures are the sum of all local authority figures. Source: National Pupil Database (2006/07 to 2009/10) final data, 2010/11 revised data)

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