Science: GCSE

Education written question – answered on 20th February 2012.

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Photo of Chris Skidmore Chris Skidmore Conservative, Kingswood

To ask the Secretary of State for Education what proportion of pupils were entered for three separate sciences at GCSE in each local authority in 2010-11.

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

The percentage of pupils that were entered for GCSEs in the three separate sciences in 2010/11 for each local authority is given as follows.

Percentage of Pupils (1,2,3,4) entered for GCSEs in separate sciences by local authority: year 2010/11 (revised), coverage: England
      Three separate sciences
      Percentage entered for GCSEs in:
Region local authority LA region number Number of pupils at end Key Stage 4 Physics Chemistry Biological Sciences
North East El2000001 29,305 18 18 18
Darlington E06000005 1,129 19 19 19
Durham E06000047 5,481 12 12 13
Gateshead E08000020 2,219 20 20 20
Hartlepool E06000001 1,285 15 . 15 15
Middlesbrough E06000002 1,600 16 17 17
Newcastle upon Tyne E08000021 2,553 17 17 17
North Tyneside E08000022 2,165 16 16 16
Northumberland E06000048 3,650 29 29 29
Redcar and Cleveland E06000003 1,858 24 24 24
South Tyneside E08000023 1,797 16 16 16
Stockton-on-Tees E06000004 2,262 17 16 16
Sunderland E08000024 3,306 16 16 16
           
North West El2000002 79,661 19 19 19
Blackburn with Darwen E06000008 1,815 15 16 16
Blackpool E06000009 1,557 12 12 12
Bolton E08000001 3,418 19 19 19
Bury E08000002 2,199 19 19 19
Cheshire East E06000049 3,839 22 22 22
Cheshire West and Chester E06000050 3,874 20 20 20
Cumbria El0000006 5,716 24 24 24
Halton E06000006 1,462 15 15 15
Knowsley E08000011 1,578 8 8 8
Lancashire El0000017 12,878 23 23 23
Liverpool E08000012 5,136 15 15 15
Manchester E08000003 4,432 15 15 16
Oldham E08000004 2,967 16 15 17
Rochdale E08000005 2,449 10 9 12
Salford E08000005 2,198 13 13 13
Sefton E08000014 3,383 15 15 15
St Helens E08000013 1,977 15 15 15
Stockport E08000007 3,006 23 23 23
Tameside E08000008 2,845 14 14 14
Trafford E08000009 2,829 21 21 21
Warrington E06000007 2,475 25 25 25
Wigan E08000010 3,772 20 20 20
Wirral E08000015 3,856 29 29 29
           
Yorkshire and the Humber E12000003 59,052 18 19 19
Barnsley E08000016 2,606 14 14 14
Bradford E08000032 5,679 13 13 13
Calderdale E08000033 2,590 19 19 19
Doncaster E08000017 3,536 22 22 22
East Riding of Yorkshire E06000011 3,952 17 17 17
Kingston upon Hull, City of E06000010 2,613 6 6 6
Kirklees E08000034 4,590 23 23 23
Leeds E08000035 8,001 16 15 17
North East Lincolnshire E06000012 1,886 10 12 11
North Lincolnshire E06000013 2,042 17 17 17
North Yorkshire E10000023 6,792 28 28 28
Rotherham E08000018 3,491 18 18 18
Sheffield E08000019 5,514 22 22 22
Wakefield E08000036 3,985 16 16 16
York E06000014 1,775 22 22 22
           
East Midlands El2000004 50,587 19 19 19
Derby E06000015 2,837 20 20 20
Derbyshire El0000007 8,760 19 19 19
Leicester E06000016 3,393 15 15 15
Leicestershire E10000018 7,460 17 17 17
Lincolnshire E10000019 8,427 21 21 22
Northamptonshire E10000021 7,893 22 22 23
Nottingham E06000018 2,573 16 16 16
Nottinghamshire E10000024 8,800 17 17 17
Rutland E06000017 454 27 27 27
           
West Midlands E12000005 63,387 18 18 18
Birmingham E08000025 12,159 21 21 21
Coventry E08000026 3,471 10 10 11
Dudley E08000027 3,805 15 15 16
Herefordshire E06000019 1,877 14 14 14
Sandwell E08000028 3,659 12 13 13
Shropshire E06000051 3,207 17 17 17
Solihull E08000029 3,027 20 20 20
Staffordshire E10000028 9,408 18 18 18
Stoke-on-Trent E05000021 2,618 11 11 11
Telford and Wrekin E06000020 2,038 20 21 21
Walsall E08000030 3,474 18 18 18
Warwickshire El0000031 6,022 26 26 26
Wolverhampton E08000031 2,558 15 16 15
Worcestershire El0000034 6,064 19 19 19
           
East of England El2000006 64,585 22 22 23
Bedford E06000055 1,630 19 19 19
Cambridgeshire El0000003 5,967 28 28 28
Central Bedfordshire E06000056 2,857 26 26 26
Essex El0000012 15,887 20 20 20
Hertfordshire E10000015 12,874 27 27 28
Luton E06000032 2,408 15 15 15
Norfolk El0000020 8,887 20 20 20
Peterborough E06000031 2,276 20 20 20
Southend-on-Sea E06000033 2,076 27 27 27
Suffolk E10000029 7,741 21 22 22
Thurrock E06000034 1,782 19 19 19
           
London El2000007 74,236 20 20 20
Inner London E13000001 23,323 18 19 19
Camden E09000007 1,491 13 13 13
City of London E09000001 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Hackney E09000012 1,485 20 20 21
Hammersmith and Fulham E09000013 1,071 32 32 32
Haringey E09000014 2,107 20 20 20
Islington E09000019 1,351 11 11 11
Kensington and Chelsea E09000020 581 14 14 14
Lambeth E09000022 1,611 22 22 22
Lewisham E09000023 2,202 23 23 23
Newham E09000025 3,311 10 10 10
Southwark E09000028 2,337 17 19 19
Tower Hamlets E09000030 2,553 21 21 22
Wandsworth E09000032 1,846 25 25 25
Westminster E09000033 1,377 18 18 18
           
Outer London E13000002 50,913 20 20 20
Barking and Dagenham E09000002 2,060 13 12 15
Barnet E09000003 3,387 15 15 15
Bexley E09000004 3,260 23 23 23
Brent E09000005 2,840 23 23 23
Bromley E09000006 3,438 21 21 21
Croydon E09000008 3,719 17 17 17
Ealing E09000009 2,811 20 20 20
Enfield E09000010 3,563 18 18 18
Greenwich E09000011 2,275 17 17 17
Harrow E09000015 2,141 21 21 21
Havering E09000016 3,080 15 15 15
Hillingdon E09000017 2,982 17 17 17
Hounslow E09000018 2,586 15 16 17
Kingston upon Thames E09000021 1,524 33 33 33
Merton E09000024 1,525 22 22 24
Redbridge E09000026 3,266 25 26 26
Richmond upon Thames E09000027 1,374 20 20 20
Sutton E09000029 2,636 44 44 44
Waltham Forest E09000031 2,456 11 11 11
           
South East E12000008 88,521 23 23 23
Bracknell Forest E06000036 1,093 26 26 26
Brighton and Hove E06000043 2,324 14 14 14
Buckinghamshire El0000002 5,525 41 41 41
East Sussex El0000011 5,201 20 20 20
Hampshire El0000014 13,860 21 21 21
Isle of Wight E06000046 1,485 19 19 19
Kent El0000016 16,173 22 23 23
Medway E06000035 3,231 22 21 22
Milton Keynes E06000042 2,707 18 18 18
Oxfordshire El0000025 6,179 24 24 24
Portsmouth E06000044 1,949 14 14 14
Reading E06000038 987 29 29 30
Slough E06000039 1,570 23 23 23
Southampton E06000045 2,044 23 23 23
Surrey El0000030 10,725 22 22 22
West Berkshire E06000037 1,983 20 20 20
West Sussex El0000032 8,266 21 21 21
Windsor and Maidenhead E06000040 1,516 36 36 36
Wokingham E06000041 1,703 27 27 27
           
South West E12000009 55,540 22 22 22
Bath and North East Somerset E06000022 2,134 25 25 25
Bournemouth E06000028 1,703 25 25 25
Bristol, City of E06000023 3,030 17 17 17
Cornwall E06000052 5,750 20 20 20
Devon E10000008 7,503 21 21 21
Dorset El0000009 4,220 24 24 24
Gloucestershire E10000013 6,624 23 23 24
Isles of Scilly E06000053 19 26 26 26
North Somerset E06000024 2,303 21 21 21
Plymouth E06000026 2,885 14 14 14
Poole E06000029 1,601 30 30 30
Somerset El0000027 5,480 21 21 21
South Gloucestershire E06000025 3,254 20 20 20
Swindon E06000030 2,196 29 29 29
Torbay E06000027 1,490 17 17 17
Wiltshire E06000054 5,148 24 24 24
           
England (maintained sector) E92000001 564,874 20 20 20
n/a = Not applicable. (1) Figures are based on pupils at the end of Key Stage 4. (2) For each subject, only one attempt is counted—that which achieved the highest grade. This is including attempts by these pupils in previous academic years. (3) Local authority, region and the England (maintained sector) figures in this table do not include pupils recently arrived from overseas. (4) Figures cover achievements in maintained schools including academies but exclude hospital schools, Pupil Referral Units (PRUs) and Alternative Provision (AP). Source: 'GCSE and Equivalent Results in England, 2010/11 (Revised)' available at the following link: http://www.education.gov.uk/rsgateway/DB/SFR/s001056/index.shtml

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