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General Certificate of Secondary Education

Volume 462: debated on Wednesday 4 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many and what proportion of pupils in maintained mainstream schools who gained five good GCSEs in 2006 gained (a) five, (b) four and (c) three C grades. (146082)

The answer to this request is given in the table:

Number of pupils in maintained mainstream Schools who got the five or more GCSEs at grades A*-C and obtained five, four or three C grades at GCSE1:

5 or more GCSEs at grade C

4 or more GCSEs at grade C

3 or more GCSEs at grade C

Number of pupils at the end of Key Stage 4 with 5 or more GCSEs at grades A*-C

Number

As a percentage of those with 5 + A*-C

Number

As a percentage of those with 5 + A*-C

Number

As a percentage of those with 5 + A*-C

263,812

75,920

28.8

109,995

41.7

142,226

53.9

1 At full GCSE only, not including equivalents.

Source:

School Achievement and Attainment Tables