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School Examination Passes

Volume 940: debated on Monday 28 November 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if she will state the proportion of school leavers in the academic year 1975–76, expressed as a percentage of the relevant age group, with (a) five or more higher grade O-level or CSE results, and (b) three or more A-level passes.

The proportion of school leavers in 1975–76 with (a) five or more O-level Grades A to C or CSE Grade 1, and (b) 3 or more A-level passes, expressed as a percentage of the relevant age group, is 22·4 and 8·3, respectively.

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is (a) the percentage of school pupils on fifth form rolls gaining five or more O-levels grades A to C or CSE grade 1 in 1976 and (b) the percentage of their age group still at school gaining three or more A-level passes in 1976.

My Department does not collect statistics in the form required.