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General Certificate of Secondary Education: East Sussex

Volume 457: debated on Thursday 8 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what proportion of pupils at state schools in (a) Eastbourne and (b) East Sussex achieved five or more A* to C grades in GCSEs in each of the last 10 years. (125464)

The information requested is given in the following table.

Percentage of pupils in maintained schools gaining 5+ A*-C grades at GCSE or equivalent.

19971

19981

19991

20001

20011

20021

20031

20041, 2

20051, 2

20062, 3

Eastbourne constituency4

44.2

44.5

48.7

47.4

45.4

43.6

46.0

52.0

55.7

58.2

East Sussex local authority

45.5

46.9

49.6

51.0

50.3

51.2

52.8

54.3

54.5

55.4

1 Figures are for pupils aged 15

2 From 2004 includes GCSEs and other equivalent qualifications approved for use pre-16

3 From 2006 figures are for pupils at the end of Key Stage 4 and 2006 data is revised data

4 Based on location of school