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GCSE: History

Education written question – answered on 20th July 2011.

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Photo of Chris Skidmore Chris Skidmore Conservative, Kingswood

To ask the Secretary of State for Education in how many mainstream secondary schools no pupil obtained grade C or above at history GCSE in 2010; and how many mainstream secondary schools did not enter any pupils for a history GCSE in 2010.

Photo of Nick Gibb Nick Gibb Minister of State (Education)

holding answer 19 July 2011

Of the 3,881 mainstream secondary schools with pupils at the end of Key Stage 4, 159 had no pupils at the end of Key Stage 4 entered for GCSE history in 2010.

There were no schools that entered pupils for a GCSE in history and had no pupils achieve a grade A* to C; therefore in 159 mainstream secondary schools no pupils achieved a grade A* to C in GCSE history in 2010.

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