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GCSE Mathematics

Volume 488: debated on Wednesday 25 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many individuals gained mathematics GCSE at grade C or higher through passing equivalent tests or examinations in the last five years. (253396)

In 2008, GCE AS mathematics was the only other qualification that counted in departmental indicators as an equivalent pass in GCSE mathematics. 936 pupils at the end of Key Stage 4 achieved the equivalent of grade A*-C in GCE AS level mathematics.

Prior to 2008 only GCSE mathematics passes were included.