GCE A-level

Department for Education written question – answered on 11th January 2019.

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Photo of Neil O'Brien Neil O'Brien Conservative, Harborough

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what comparative assessment he has made of A level results at (a) sixth form colleges and (b) other institutions teaching A levels in terms of (i) absolute attainment and (ii) progress.

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

The Department publishes the attainment and progress scores for students in each institution type[1]. The latest table for A level attainment (provisional figures for 2017/18) and value added scores (revised figures for 2016/17) can be found in the attached table.

On January 24 2019 the revised figures for 2017/18 will be released and will include the first release of value added figures for 2017/18. 1

[1] https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/statistics-attainment-at-19-years. Select the revised publication for each year (provisional is the latest release for 2017/18) and open the national tables. Table 1a provides figures on A level attainment, table 1e provides figures for value added scores. Future publications will be available from this link.

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