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GCE A-level

Volume 481: debated on Tuesday 21 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what proportion of sixth form students (a) in the state sector and (b) at grammar schools achieved three or more grade As at A-level in 2008. (227905)

The proportions of sixth form students who achieved three or more A grades at A-level in 2008, by type of school, are shown in table 1 of the statistical first release ‘GCE/VCEA/AS and Equivalent Examination Results in England, 2007/08 (Provisional)’:

http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/rsgateway/DB/SFR/s000816/index.shtml.

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families pursuant to the answer of 7 October 2008, Official Report, column 590W, on GCE A-level, if he will disaggregate the figures in the previous answer by (a) grade and (b) type of school. (228565)

The information broken down by school type has been placed in the House of Commons Library. Only figures at A-level are fully broken down by all grades and figures for GCSE are provided using the A*-C and A*-G breakdowns.

Full grade breakdowns for GCSE and the equivalent figures for AS-levels can be provided only at a disproportionate cost.