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Inner London (Further Education)

Volume 114: debated on Thursday 9 April 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what proportion of pupils aged 16 years and over have remained in full-time education in inner London; and how this compares with the national average.

The percentages of 16 and 17-year-olds in full-time education at maintained schools and further education establishments in the academic year 1985–86, in inner London and in England were as follows:

Academic year 1985–86
16-year-olds in full-time education (Percentage of age group)14646
17-year-olds in full-time education (Percentage of age group)12730
1 The number of 16 and 17-year-olds expressed as a percentage of the total number of 15-year-olds in maintained secondary schools one and two years earliert respectively.