General Certificate of Secondary Education: Disadvantaged

Children, Schools and Families written question – answered on 15th July 2008.

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Photo of Michael Gove Michael Gove Shadow Secretary of State (Children, Schools and Families)

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many pupils eligible for free school meals gained 10 good GCSEs in 2007.

Photo of Jim Knight Jim Knight Minister of State (Schools and Learners), Department for Children, Schools and Families, Minister of State (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Schools and Learners)

77,776 pupils gained 10 or more GCSE grades A*-C in 2006/07. This was 13.1 per cent. of pupils at the end of Key Stage 4 in maintained schools.

2,533 pupils eligible to receive free school meals gained 10 or more GCSE grades A*-C in 2006/07. This was 3.3 per cent. of eligible pupils at the end of Key Stage 4 in maintained schools.

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