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To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what percentage of students in schools with (a) mathematics, (b) arts, (c) sport, (d) science, (e) music, (f) technology, (g) business, (h) engineering and (i) humanities as a specialism achieved at least five GCSE A* to C grades in each of the last three years.
The information requested is set out in the following table.
|Percent age achieving 5+ A* to C at GCSE or equivalent|
|Type of specialism||Number of schools( 1, 2)||2006||2007||2008|
|Business and Enterprise||248||57||60||64|
|Maths and Computing||258||62||63||68|
|(1) Specialism defined at September 2007 (i.e. the beginning of the 2007/08 academic year). Only schools with results in all three years have been included. |
(2) Schools with combined specialisms are categorised by their first listed specialism.