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To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many and what proportion of pupils were entered for history A-level in (a) comprehensive schools, (b) maintained selective schools and (c) independent schools in 2010; and how many and what proportion of pupils obtained a grade C or above in history A-level in (i) comprehensive schools, (ii) maintained selective schools and (iii) independent schools in 2010.
The information requested is in the following table.
|Institution type||Number of students taking A-levels in 2010||Number of students who were entered for History A-level in 2010||Percentage of students who were entered for History A-level in 2010||Number of students who achieved a grade C or above in History A-level in 2010||Percentage of students who achieved a grade C or above in History A-level in 2010 (1)|
|Other maintained schools||986||108||11.0||73||67.6|
|Sixth form colleges||56,099||6,808||12.1||5,441||79.9|
|Other further education sector colleges||30,298||3,383||11.2||2,291||67.7|
|(1) Number of students achieving a grade C or above in history A-level as a percentage of the number of students entered for A-level history. Source: School and College Performance Tables|