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Examination Results

Volume 405: debated on Monday 12 May 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills if he will list the local education authorities in the (a) first decile and (b) tenth decile for results at (i) Key Stage 2, (ii) Key Stage 3 and (iii) GCSEs in each year since 1997. [110122]

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what percentage of pupils in England achieving GCSEs in (a) mathematics and (b) English achieved grades A or above in (i) the best peforming local education authority and (ii) the worst performing local education authority in the last year for which figures are available. [110192]

The percentages of pupil achieving A or above at GCSE in (a) Mathematics and (b) English in the highest and lowest performing LEAs are shown in the following tables:

Local education authorityPercentage of Pupils achieving grade A or above GCSE in 2002
(i) Highest percentage Sutton29.5
(ii) Lowest percentage Knowsley3.1
(i) Highest percentage Sutton27.8
(ii) Lowest percentage Knowsley4.3