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Special Educational Needs: GCSE

Volume 488: debated on Wednesday 25 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many and what percentage of eligible pupils with (a) statemented and (b) non-statemented special educational needs achieved at least one A* to G grade at GCSE in each year since 1997, broken down by type of school. (250185)

The requested information is only available from 2003 onwards. Changes to data collections and definitions over time mean that for 2003 and 2004 the figures cover pupils aged 15. For 2005 onwards, the figures cover pupils at the end of their key stage 4 studies. As the figures require details of pupil characteristics (i.e. SEN), they are only available for maintained schools.

Table 1: Number and percentage of pupils with statements of SEN achieving one or more grades A*-G by type of school1

Number and percentage

2008

2007

2006

No. of pupils with statements of SEN achieving 1+ A*-G

% of pupils with statements of SEN achieving 1+ A*-G

No. of pupils with statements of SEN achieving 1+ A*-G

% of pupils with statements of SEN achieving 1+ A*-G

No. of pupils with statements of SEN achieving 1+ A*-G

% of pupils with statements of SEN achieving 1+ A*-G

Academies

247

79.9

133

77.3

77

75.5

Community School

7,160

88.3

7,861

86.3

8,193

85.6

Voluntary Aided

1,523

91.4

1,486

91.8

1,488

90.1

Voluntary controlled

388

88.2

396

88.8

456

87.0

Foundation Schools

2,385

90.2

1,966

90.7

2,000

89.6

City Technology College

12

100.0

20

100.0

13

100.0

Community Special School

2,827

30.2

2,885

30.6

2,900

30.8

Foundation Special schools

157

43.6

134

48.9

95

47.0

Total

14,699

64.2

14,881

64.0

15,222

64.2

Number and percentage

2005

2004

2003

No. of pupils with statements of SEN achieving 1+ A*-G

% of pupils with statements of SEN achieving 1+ A*-G

No. of pupils with statements of SEN achieving 1+ A*-G

% of pupils with statements of SEN achieving 1+ A*-G

No. of pupils with statements of SEN achieving 1+ A*-G

% of pupils with statements of SEN achieving 1+ A*-G

Academies

69

82.1

45

80.4

7

82.6

Community School

8,454

85.3

8,599

82.2

8,549

82.6

Voluntary Aided

1,465

89.7

1,408

86.6

1,317

86.6

Voluntary controlled

437

86.5

416

81.9

394

80.4

Foundation Schools

1,817

89.0

1,816

85.8

1,761

84.5

City Technology College

24

100.0

27

87.1

27

93.1

Community Special School

2,450

28.4

2,562

27.4

2,455

26.1

Foundation Special schools

63

34.8

79

36.2

81

35.2

Total

14,779

64.2

14,952

61.4

14,591

60.5

1 The figures in this table relate to pupils in maintained schools only

Table 2: Number and percentage of SEN pupils without statements achieving one or more grades A*-G by type of school1

Number and percentage

2008

2007

2006

No. of pupils without statements of SEN achieving 1+ A*-G

% of pupils without statements of SEN achieving 1+ A*-G

No. of pupils without statements of SEN achieving 1+ A*-G

% of pupils without statements of SEN achieving 1+ A*-G

No. of pupils without statements of SEN achieving 1+ A*-G

% of pupils without statements of SEN achieving 1+ A*-G

Academies

3,035

91.9

1,476

89.2

884

89.6

Community School

62,184

93.2

56,398

91.0

52,820

89.9

Voluntary Aided

11,831

95.2

10,349

93.2

9,176

92.5

Voluntary controlled

2,483

94.2

2,247

92.3

2,101

91.5

Foundation Schools

19,363

94.9

14,498

93.7

11,313

92.8

City Technology College

98

99.0

177

99.4

205

98.1

Community Special School

34

45.3

21

34.4

18

28.6

Foundation Special schools

0

0

0

0.0

Total

99,028

93.7

85,166

91.7

76,517

90.7

200520042003

No. of pupils without statements of SEN achieving 1+ A*-G

% of pupils without statements of SEN achieving 1+ A*-G

No. of pupils without statements of SEN achieving 1+ A*-G

% of pupils without statements of SEN achieving 1+ A*-G

No. of pupils without statements of SEN achieving 1+ A*-G

% of pupils without statements of SEN achieving 1+ A*-G

Academies

538

90.0

430

84.5

120

83.3

Community School

47,445

88.8

43,608

86.9

41,450

86.7

Voluntary Aided

8,540

91.7

8,084

90.2

7,350

89.7

Voluntary controlled

1,932

89.7

1,841

86.9

1,687

87.6

Foundation Schools

9,931

92.1

9,875

90.9

8,723

90.2

City Technology College

272

99.6

203

99.0

216

97.3

Community Special School

85

207.3

87

310.7

43

50.0

Foundation Special schools

0

0

0

Total

68,743

89.8

64,128

88.0

59,589

87.6

1 The figures in this table relate to pupils in maintained schools only.

Notes:

1. SEN identified in January of the year the pupils sit the exams.

2. Figures based on GCSE results only.

Source:

National Pupil Database

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many and what percentage of eligible pupils with (a) statemented and (b) non-statemented special educational needs achieved five A* to C grades including English and mathematics at GCSE in each year since 1997, broken down by type of school. (250186)

The requested information is only available from 2004 onwards. Changes to data collections and definitions over time mean that for 2004 the figures cover pupils aged 15. For 2005 onwards, the figures cover pupils at the end of their key stage 4 studies. As the figures require details of pupil characteristics (i.e. SEN), they are only available for maintained schools.

Table 1: Number and percentage of pupils with statements of SEN achieving 5 or more grades A*-C including English and maths by type of school1

End KS4 pupils with statements of SEN achieving 5+ A*-C inc. English and maths

Aged 15 pupils with statements of SEN achieving 5+A*-C inc. English and maths

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

No.

%

No.

%

No.

%

No.

%

No.

%

Academies

26

8.4

7

4.1

2

2

2

2

2

2

Community school

608

7.5

582

6.4

599

6.3

504

5.1

434

4.1

Voluntary aided

223

13.4

180

11.1

180

10.9

141

8.6

107

6.6

Voluntary controlled

40

9.1

39

8.7

40

7.6

43

8.5

21

4.1

Foundation schools

288

10.9

209

9.6

192

8.6

156

7.6

130

6.1

City technology college

2

2

7

35.0

2

2

2

2

2

2

Community special school

29

0.3

21

0.2

17

0.2

16

0.2

15

0.2

Foundation special schools

2

2

0

0.0

2

2

2

2

2

2

Total

1,222

5.3

1,045

4.5

1,032

4.4

864

3.8

710

2.9

1 The figures in this table relate to pupils in maintained schools only.

Table 2: Number and percentage of SEN pupils without statements achieving 5 or more grades A*-C by type of school1

End KS4 SEN pupils without statements of SEN achieving 5+ A*-C inc. English and maths

End aged 15 SEN pupils without statements of SEN achieving 5+A*-C inc. English and maths

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

No.

%

No.

%

No.

%

No.

%

No.

%

Academies

404

12.2

122

7.4

110

11.1

32

5.4

18

3.5

Community school

8,794

13.2

6,175

10.0

4,828

8.2

4,338

8.1

3,054

6.1

Voluntary aided

2,472

19.9

1,819

16.4

1,443

14.5

1,191

12.8

1,071

12.0

Voluntary controlled

416

15.8

343

14.1

331

14.4

289

13.4

226

10.7

Foundation schools

3,642

17.8

2,387

15.4

1,595

13.1

1,403

13.0

1,032

9.5

City technology college

47

47.5

84

47.2

61

29.2

109

39.9

54

26.3

Community special school

0

0.0

0

0.0

2

2

14

34.1

2

2

Foundation special schools

0

0

2

2

0

2

2

Total

15,775

14.9

10,930

11.8

8370

9.9

7,344

9.7

5442

7.5

1 The figures in this table relate to pupils in maintained schools only.

2 Figures suppressed due to small numbers.

Notes:

1. Data relates to GCSE and equivalents.

2. SEN identified in January of the year they sit the exams.

Source:

National Pupil Database.