Children, Schools and Families written question – answered on 30th March 2010.

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Photo of Frank Field Frank Field Labour, Birkenhead

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many and what proportion of students in (a) comprehensive schools, (b) independent mainstream schools, (c) pupil referral units, (d) special schools, (e) grammar schools, (f) academies and city technology colleges and (g) other modern and maintained schools in (i) Wirral and (ii) England attained (A) five GCSEs including English and mathematics at grades A* to C, (B) five GCSEs at grades A* to G and (C) at least one pass at key stage four in each year since 1997.

Photo of Vernon Coaker Vernon Coaker Minister of State (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Schools and Learners)

holding answer 10 February 2010

The following links give (a) - (g) for England and Wirral figures for all schools. Further information can be provided only at disproportionate cost.

1997/98-Tables 3a and 4a .


1998/99-Tables 1 and 2 .


1999/2000-Tables 1 and 2.


2000/01-Tables 1 and 2.


2001/02-Tables 4 and 5.


2002/03-Tables 1 and 12.


2003/04-Tables 1, 4 and 16.


2004/05-Tables 2, 5 and 18.


2005/06-Tables 2, 5 and 18.


2006/07-Tables 3, 6 and 18.


2007/08-Tables 3, 6 and 18.


2008/09-Tables 3, 6 and 16.


Figures for 1996/97 to 2003/04 relate to 15-year-olds (age at start of academic year, i.e. 31 August). Figures from 2004/05 onwards relate to pupils at the end of key stage 4.

Figures for pupils achieving five or more GCSEs at A*-C grade including English and Maths were first published in 2005.

The first "academies" were opened in 2002 and the first figures were published in 2004.

"Grammar Schools" are included in "Selective Schools".

"Pupil Referral Units" are included in "Other Maintained Schools".

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