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Specialist Schools: Science

Volume 494: debated on Wednesday 24 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families with reference to the answer of 10 November 2008, Official Report, column 900W, on specialist schools: science, how many of the 433 specialist schools which had chosen science as a specialism at the time of that answer entered one or more pupils for GCSE chemistry in 2008. (278962)

Of all 433 schools with a specialism in sciences, 311 (71.8 per cent.) entered at least one pupil for GCSE1 chemistry in 2008.

The source for this answer is the Achievement and Attainment Tables database.

1 Only full GCSEs have been counted.