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A-Level Statistics

Volume 129: debated on Tuesday 15 March 1988

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35.

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will give the proportion of both girls and boys taking A-level mathematics, craft design and technology and physics, who have obtained grades A and B since 1979; and if he will make a statement.

80.

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will give the proportions of

School Leavers, England Leavers attempting or passing GCE A-level as a percentage of the 17 year old population
MathematicsPhysicsCraft, design, technology and other science
Academic yearPercentage who had attempted subjectPercentage who had passed subjectPercentage who had attempted subjectPercentage who had passed subjectPercentage who had attempted subjectPercentage who had passed subject
Boys
1978–798·86·47·55·91·41·1
1979–808·96·57·45·91·41·1
1980–818·96·77·76·01·31·0
1981–829·57·08·16·21·51·1
1982–839·47·17·86·01·51·1
1983–849·67·18·06·21·61·2
1984–859·77·57·86·21·51·2
1985–869·77·47·65·91·51·1
Girls
1978–793·32·42·01·50·30·2
1979–803·72·81·91·50·40·3
1980–813·93·02·11·60·30·2
1981–824·33·32·31·70·30·2
1982–834·63·52·31·80·30·3
1983–844·73·62·31·80·40·3
1984–854·83·62·31·70·40·3
1985–864·93·62·11·70·40·3

Source: School Leavers Sample Survey. Data subject to sampling error.