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General Certificate of Secondary Education

Volume 480: debated on Thursday 16 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what proportion of children taking GCSEs in (a) grammar schools, (b) comprehensive schools, (c) secondary modern schools and (d) independent schools were awarded five or more GCSEs, broken down at (i) A* to A and (ii) A* to B grades in the most recent year for which figures are available. (224526)

[holding answer 6 October]: The information broken down at A*-C can be found in table 3 of the following Statistical First Release (SFR):

DCSF: GCSE and Equivalent Examination Results in England 2006/07 (Revised)

Further breakdown of grades can be provided only at disproportionate cost.