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Mathematics

Volume 461: debated on Friday 15 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many and what proportion of (a) independent and (b) maintained secondary schools entered candidates for the additional mathematics qualification in 2006. (117652)

The information requested is given in the following table.

Qualification type

Maintained

Independent

Additional Maths A-level

25

46

Proportion of A-level student students1

0.017

0.132

Additional Maths GCSE

239

74

Proportion of GCSE students2

0.040

0.152

1 The proportion of A-level students is calculated as a percentage of 16 to 18-year-old pupils entered for a level 3 qualification.

2 The proportion of GCSE students is calculated as a percentage of pupils at the end of key stage 4.