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GCSE: Greater London

Volume 502: debated on Monday 14 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what proportion of (a) key stage 2 pupils reached level 4 in English and mathematics and (b) GCSE pupils achieved at least five A* to C grades, including English and mathematics in each London local authority area in (i) 1997 and (ii) 2008. (304518)

The following table lists the percentage of Key Stage 2 pupils achieving Level 4 or above in English and mathematics, and the percentage of pupils achieving five or more A*-C at GCSE including English and mathematics in 1997 and 2008 for every London local authority.

Percentage of KS2 pupils achieving Level 4 or above in English and mathematicsPercentage of pupils achieving five or more A*-C at GCSE (or equivalent) including English and mathematics GCSEs

Local authority

1997

20081

19972

20083

City of London

73

83

Camden

53

74

35.1

45.8

Hackney

38

65

17.3

42.6

Hammersmith and Fulham

49

73

32.5

55.6

Islington

46

70

16.5

38.9

Kensington and Chelsea

56

81

28.0

59.9

Lambeth

42

69

18.6

47.1

Lewisham

44

71

19.4

45.9

Southwark

40

70

17.1

42.7

Tower Hamlets

37

74

15.0

41.2

Wandsworth

50

73

23.2

50.1

Westminster

54

73

22.5

49.7

Haringey

43

66

17.9

42.1

Newham

36

68

23.2

45.3

Greenwich

40

69

19.9

40.4

Barking and Dagenham

41

69

22.0

39.2

Barnet

60

79

42.2

61.1

Bexley

56

76

35.6

51.4

Brent

51

72

30.1

55.8

Bromley

65

77

42.5

59.5

Croydon

52

72

28.4

47.6

Ealing

51

73

28.2

52.1

Enfield

49

75

31.4

48.0

Harrow

60

77

40.0

57.7

Havering

59

78

37.9

55.6

Hillingdon

56

72

30.1

46.4

Hounslow

49

73

31.3

51.8

Kingston upon Thames

62

79

44.7

62.5

Merton

46

73

30.1

46.2

Redbridge

52

76

39.3

63.9

Richmond upon Thames

67

84

36.5

54.0

Sutton

58

77

47.3

67.2

Waltham Forest

45

71

25.0

44.2

1 The 2008 KS2 figures are derived from the 2008 Achievement and Attainment Tables (AATs). 2 Figures for 1997 relate to 15-year-olds (age at start of academic year, i.e. 31 August) and include GCSE and GNVQ only. 3 Figures for 2008 relate to pupils at the end of Key Stage 4 and include both GCSE and QCDA-approved equivalences.