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General Certificate of Secondary Education: Nottingham

Volume 472: debated on Thursday 21 February 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what percentage of children in Nottingham left school with five A*-C grade GCSEs in (a) 1997 and (b) 2007. (187307)

The available information is given in the following table.

Percentage of 15-year-old pupils achieving 5 A*-C grades, 1997, 1998 and 2007

1997

11998

2007

England2

45.1

46.3

60.8

Nottinghamshire Local Authority (1997)

37.6

n/a

n/a

Nottingham City Local Authority (1998-)

n/a

26.2

53.2

Nottinghamshire Local Authority (1998-)

n/a

42.3

54.6

n/a = not available

1 Due to local government reorganisations, figures have also been given for 1998 to allow comparisons to be made to the latest year.

2 includes all schools, not only those in the maintained sector.

Figures are published annually in the Statistical First Release (SFR) ‘GCSE and Equivalent Examination Results in England’. The latest figures, for 2007, are available at:

http://www.dfes.qov.uk/rsgateway/DB/SFR/s000768/index. shtml.