Tom Blenkinsop (Opposition Whip (Commons); Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland, Labour)
To ask the Secretary of State for Education what comparative assessment he has made of the effectiveness of school sixth forms and sixth-form colleges.
Nick Gibb (The Minister for Schools; Bognor Regis and Littlehampton, Conservative)
The GCE/Applied GCE A/AS and equivalent examination results in England, 2010/11 (revised) Statistical First Release, published in January shows the following comparative information for 16 to 18-year-old students entered for level 3 examinations.
|Institution type||Average point score per entry for all level 3 qualifications(1)||Average point score per student for all three qualifications||Percentage achieving two or more A-levels (or equivalent)(2)||Percentage achieving three or more A* or A grades at A-level including double awards(2)|
|All maintained schools(3)||213.0||779.9||97.2||11.0|
|(1) This includes students entered for a GCE or Applied GCE A-level or other level 3 qualification equivalent in size to an A-level. (2) This includes students entered for GCE/Applied GCE A-levels and Double Awards. (3) This includes city technology colleges and academies.|