General Certificate of Secondary Education

Children, Schools and Families written question – answered on 16th October 2008.

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Photo of Graham Brady Graham Brady Conservative, Altrincham and Sale West

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what proportion of children taking GCSEs in (a) grammar schools, (b) comprehensive schools, (c) secondary modern schools and (d) independent schools were awarded five or more GCSEs, broken down at (i) A* to A and (ii) A* to B grades in the most recent year for which figures are available.

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)

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The information broken down at A*-C can be found in table 3 of the following Statistical First Release (SFR):

DCSF: GCSE and Equivalent Examination Results in England 2006/07 (Revised)

http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/rsgateway/DB/SFR/s000768/index.shtml

Further breakdown of grades can be provided only at disproportionate cost.

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