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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 how many and what proportion of pupils obtained a grade C or above in history GCSE in each local authority area in 2010.

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

The requested information is shown in the following table.

GCSE History achievements in all maintained schools by local authority, 2010
Local authority Number of pupils who were entered for GCSE History in 2010 Number of pupils who achieved a grade C or above in GCSE History in 2010 Percentage of pupils who were entered for, and achieved a grade C or above in GCSE History in 2010
North East 7,873 5,067 64.4
Darlington 247 158 64.0
Durham 1,373 893 65.0
Gateshead 627 417 66.5
Hartlepool 405 250 61.7
Middlesbrough 402 236 58.7
Newcastle upon Tyne 484 332 68.6
North Tyneside 758 490 64.6
Northumberland 981 678 69.1
Redcar and Cleveland 564 389 69.0
South Tyneside 419 255 60.9
Stockton-on-Tees 738 440 59.6
Sunderland 875 529 60.5
       
North West 22,863 15,176 66.4
Blackburn with Darwen 491 274 55.8
Blackpool 398 208 52.3
Bolton 930 597 64.2
Bury 640 456 71.3
Cheshire East 1,390 1,027 73.9
Cheshire West and Chester 1,190 796 66.9
Cumbria 2,070 1,384 66.9
Halton 414 276 66.7
Knowsley 269 134 49.8
Lancashire 3,783 2,608 68.9
Liverpool 1,479 930 62.9
Manchester 919 484 52.7
Oldham 671 399 59.5
Rochdale 692 398 57.5
Salford 568 309 54.4
Sefton 922 628 68.1
St Helens 409 261 63.8
Stockport 798 561 70.3
Tameside 635 368 58.0
Trafford 1,029 865 84.1
Warrington 976 695 71.2
Wigan 911 600 65.9
Wirral 1,279 918 71.8
       
Yorkshire and Humber 16,992 10,830 63.7
Barnsley 703 368 52.3
Bradford 1,244 759 61.0
Calderdale 884 593 67.1
Doncaster 1,024 545 53.2
East Riding of Yorkshire 1,532 964 62.9
Kingston Upon Hull, City of 603 288 47.8
Kirklees 1,259 768 61.0
Leeds 2,479 1,654 66.7
North East Lincolnshire 441 293 66.4
North Lincolnshire 448 261 58.3
North Yorkshire 2,437 1,819 74.6
Rotherham 838 572 68.3
Sheffield 1,539 947 61.5
Wakefield 944 586 62.1
York 617 413 66.9
       
East Midlands 14,624 9,372 64.1
Derby 626 445 71.1
Derbyshire 2,622 1,744 66.5
Leicester 782 500 63.9
Leicestershire 1,587 958 60.4
Lincolnshire 2,760 1,890 68.5
Northamptonshire 2,472 1,497 60.6
Nottingham 610 355 58.2
Nottinghamshire 2,930 1,824 62.3
Rutland 235 159 67.7
       
West Midlands 19,217 12,321 64.1
Birmingham 3,549 2,406 67.8
Coventry 818 526 64.3
Dudley 1,210 720 59.5
Herefordshire 746 499 66.9
Sandwell 767 421 54.9
Shropshire 1,052 699 66.4
Solihull 886 618 69.8
Staffordshire 3,254 1,988 61.1
Stoke-on-Trent 661 368 55.7
Telford and Wrekin 620 393 63.4
Walsall 900 568 63.1
Warwickshire 2,182 1,382 63.3
Wolverhampton 637 389 61.1
Worcestershire 1,935 1,344 69.5
       
East of England 22,741 15,254 67.1
Bedford 449 288 64.1
Bedfordshire, Central 1,002 617 61.6
Cambridgeshire 2,363 1,724 73.0
Essex 5,283 3,389 64.1
Hertfordshire 4,994 3,757 75.2
Luton 786 441 56.1
Norfolk 3,172 2,020 63.7
Peterborough 751 458 61.0
Southend-on-Sea 735 589 80.1
Suffolk 2,752 1,676 60.9
Thurrock 454 295 65.0
       
London 23,405 16,129 68.9
Inner London 6,126 3,976 64.9
Camden 472 322 68.2
Hackney 346 246 71.1
Hammersmith and Fulham 442 359 81.2
Haringey 524 378 72.1
Islington 359 182 50.7
Kensington and Chelsea 217 182 83.9
Lambeth 418 258 61.7
Lewisham 674 389 57.7
Newham 519 320 61.7
Southwark 669 383 57.2
Tower Hamlets 480 281 58.5
Wandsworth 556 364 65.5
Westminster 450 312 69.3
       
Outer London 17,279 12,153 70.3
Barking and Dagenham 587 353 60.1
Barnet 1,376 1,050 76.3
Bexley 1,309 863 65.9
Brent 733 522 71.2
Bromley 1,253 952 76.0
Croydon 1,084 704 64.9
Ealing 931 619 66.5
Enfield 1,280 874 68.3
Greenwich 643 405 63.0
Harrow 733 516 70.4
Havering 1,102 771 70.0
Hillingdon 829 541 65.3
Hounslow 982 699 71.2
Kingston upon Thames 536 436 81.3
Merton 427 266 62.3
Redbridge 1,090 819 75.1
Richmond upon Thames 598 428 71.6
Sutton 1,044 887 85.0
Waltham Forest 742 448 60.4
       
South East 30,439 20,970 68.9
Bracknell Forest 513 339 66.1
Brighton and Hove 658 455 69.1
Buckinghamshire 2,208 1,714 77.6
East Sussex 1,558 1,085 69.6
Hampshire 4,977 3,444 69.2
Isle of Wight 526 285 54.2
Kent 5,095 3,599 70.6
Medway 955 587 61.5
Milton Keynes 736 448 60.9
Oxfordshire 2,411 1,625 67.4
Portsmouth 598 329 55.0
Reading 372 236 63.4
Slough 455 324 71.2
Southampton 528 307 58.1
Surrey 3,649 2,639 72.3
West Berkshire 814 606 74.4
West Sussex 2,994 1,966 65.7
Windsor and Maidenhead 594 395 66.5
Wokingham 798 587 73.6
       
South West 17,756 11,991 67.5
Bath and North East Somerset 761 547 71.9
Bournemouth 439 313 71.3
Bristol, City of 654 415 63.5
Cornwall 1,644 1,041 63.3
Devon 2,120 1,371 64.7
Dorset 1,481 1,077 72.7
Gloucestershire 2,381 1,799 75.6
Isles of Scilly 4 3 75.0
North Somerset 808 510 63.1
Plymouth 843 545 64.7
Poole 642 429 66.8
Somerset 2,098 1,347 64.2
South Gloucestershire 1,025 631 61.6
Swindon 686 398 58.0
Torbay 517 412 79.7
Wiltshire 1,653 1,153 69.8
       
Total—England 175,910 117,110 66.6
Notes: 1. The figures are for pupils at the end of Key Stage 4. 2. The figures cover all maintained schools, including Academies and city technology colleges. 3. The figures are derived from data collected for the Performance tables.

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