Paul Maynard (Blackpool North and Cleveleys, Conservative)
To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many pupils obtained a GCSE Grade D or below in (a) English and (b) mathematics in (i) England and (ii) Blackpool North and Cleveleys constituency in the most recent academic year for which figures are available.
Nick Gibb (Minister of State (Schools), Education; Bognor Regis and Littlehampton, Conservative)
The information requested can be found in the following table.
|Numbers and percentages of pupils(1,2,3) at the end of Key Stage 4 achieving grade D or below(4) in English and mathematics GCSEs(5,6) in Blackpool North and Cleveleys constituency(7), the North West region(8) and England(9)—2010/11|
|Blackpool North and Cleveleys (No.)||309|
|Blackpool North and Cleveleys (%)||32.1|
|North West (No.)||21,243|
|North West (%)||26.7|
|Blackpool North and Cleveleys (No.)||425|
|Blackpool North and Cleveleys (%)||44.1|
|North West (No.)||25,407|
|North West (%)||31.9|
|(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) Includes grades D-G. (5) Including attempts and achievements by these pupils in previous academic years. (6) Full GCSEs have been included (Full GCSEs, double awards, accredited international certificates and their predecessor iGCSEs) and AS levels. (7) Parliamentary constituency figures are based on the postcode of the school. (8) Regional figures are based on the region of the local authority maintaining the school, or in the case of CTCs and academies, the local authority in which the school is situated. (9) England figures are the sum of all local authority figures. Source: National Pupil Database.|