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City Academies: General Certificate of Secondary Education

Volume 461: debated on Monday 11 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what percentage of pupils at state city academies obtained five or more A*-C passes at GCSE in 2006. (141022)

[holding answer 7 June 2007]: 49.4 per cent. of pupils in academies achieved five or more A*-C passes at GCSE or equivalent in 2005/06. This percentage is based on number of pupils on roll at the end of Key Stage 4 in the 2005/06 academic year and includes attempts and achievements by these pupils in previous academic years. The establishments included are those 24 academies with GCSE results open in 2005/06.