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GCSE: Cleethorpes

Volume 487: debated on Wednesday 28 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what percentage of eligible pupils passed five or more GCSEs at grade A* to C in Cleethorpes constituency in each of the last 10 years. (252784)

The information requested is shown in the following table.

Pupils1 at maintained schools located in Cleethorpes constituency passing five or more GCSEs or equivalent2 at grade A* to C, 1998/99 to 2007/08

Cleethorpes parliamentary constituency

Number

Percentage

2007/083

968

62.5

2006/07

930

59.9

2005/06

830

53.6

2004/05

755

48.9

2003/04

776

48.0

2002/03

645

43.1

2001/02

694

45.2

2000/01

673

44.2

1999/2000

632

43.1

1998/99

638

42.9

1 Figures for 2005/06 onwards are based on pupils at the end of key stage 4. Data for previous years are based on pupils aged 15 years old at the start of the academic year.

2 From 1998/99 includes GNVQ equivalences and from 2003/04 other equivalences approved for use pre-16.

3 Figures for 2007/08 are based on revised data.