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Further Education: Greater London

Volume 459: debated on Tuesday 1 May 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many students who took A2-level exams in the London borough of Havering went on to further education in each year since 1997. (134622)

The figures in this answer are for all 16 and 17-year-olds, there is no information solely on those that have completed A2-level exams and local participation estimates are not available for 18-year-olds.

The table gives the number and percentage of 16 and 17-year-olds in the London borough of Havering participating in full-time education at a sixth form college, further education college or school. The latest year for which data are available is end 2004.

Participation in education and training of 16 and 17-year-olds in the London borough of Havering by type of institution 1997 to 2004

End

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

Age 16

Number

Maintained schools

500

500

500

500

600

600

600

600

Independent schools

Sixth form college

900

800

800

800

800

800

800

900

Other FE

800

700

600

700

700

700

700

900

Total

2,100

2,000

2,000

1,900

2,100

2,100

2,200

2,400

Percentage

Maintained schools

17

17

19

18

19

20

22

21

Independent schools

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

Sixth form college

30

30

30

27

28

30

29

29

Other FE

27

25

24

25

24

24

25

28

Total

74

71

73

70

71

73

78

78

Age 17

Number

Maintained schools

500

400

400

500

400

500

500

500

Independent schools

Sixth form college

600

600

700

600

500

600

600

600

Other FE

600

500

500

500

500

600

600

600

Total

1,600

1,600

1,600

1,600

1,500

1,600

1,600

1,800

Percentage

Maintained schools

15

16

15

17

15

16

17

19

Independent schools

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Sixth form college

19

23

24

23

19

21

22

22

Other FE

20

19

20

20

19

19

20

21

Total

55

58

59

60

53

57

58

61

Age 16 and 17

Number

Maintained schools

900

900

900

1,000

1,000

1,000

1,100

1,200

Independent schools

Sixth form college

1,400

1,500

1,500

1,400

1,300

1,500

1,400

1,500

Other FE

1,300

1,200

1,200

1,200

1,200

1,200

1,300

1,400

Total

3,700

3,600

3,600

3,600

3,600

3,700

3,800

4,200

Percentage

Maintained schools

16

16

17

18

17

18

20

20

Independent schools

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Sixth form college

25

26

27

25

24

26

26

25

Other FE

23

22

22

22

22

21

22

24

Total

64

65

66

65

63

65

68

70

Source:

DfES SFR 13/2006