Music: GCE A-level

Department for Education written question – answered on 27th February 2020.

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Photo of Louise Haigh Louise Haigh Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Policing)

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many pupils were entered for A-level music in (a) Sheffield City Council area, (b) Yorkshire and the Humber and (c) England in each of the last five years.

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

The following table provides the number of pupils who were entered for A-level music in (a) Sheffield City Council area, (b) Yorkshire and the Humber and (c) England in each of the last 3 years.

Students receiving a grade for A level Music[1],[2]

Academic year

Area

Sheffield local authority

Yorkshire & Humber region

England

2016-17

36

356

5,035

2017-18

28

374

4,980

2018-19

43

318

4,709

The information for previous years is not readily available and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.

[1] Includes students who receive grade, which will differ slightly from initial registration in a subject.

[2] Data for 2016/17 and 2017/18 is final; data for 2018/19 is revised, and subject to minor changes.

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