Gcse

Education written question – answered on 12th February 2014.

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Photo of Jeremy Browne Jeremy Browne Liberal Democrat, Taunton Deane

To ask the Secretary of State for Education what proportion of children in England in 2012-13 failed to get a GCSE grade A*-C in both English and mathematics.

Photo of David Laws David Laws The Minister of State, Cabinet Office, The Minister for Schools

The requested information is published in the “GCSE and equivalent results in England, 2012 to 2013 (revised)1” statistical first release. It is available in table 2 in the “National tables: SFR01/2014” document.

40.1% of pupils at the end of key stage 4 did not achieve English and mathematics GCSEs at grade A*-C in 2012/13 academic year compared with 46.0% in 2009/10.

1Available at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/gcse-and-equivalent-results-in-england-2012-to-2013-revised

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