Special Educational Needs
Mr. Laws
To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families (1) what the average SATs test scores by special educational needs pupils taught in mainstream schools were in each of the last 10 years;
(2) how any (a) A-level, (b) GCSE, (c) Key Stage 3 SATs and (d) Key Stage 2 SATs marks were changed as a result of being re-marked, broken down by (i) subject and (ii) examination board in each year since 2001;
(3) how many (a) A-level, (b) GCSE, (c) Key Stage 3 SATs and (d) Key Stage 2 SATs marks were appealed and re-marked in each year since 2001, broken down by (i) subject and (ii) examination board;
(4) which are the 200 lowest performing secondary schools in terms of (a) GCSE results, (b) value added and (c) the number of pupils leaving with no GCSE grade A to C passes over the last 10 years;
(5) which are the 200 lowest performing primary schools in terms of (a) SATs results and (b) value added over the last 10 years;
(6) what marks have been required in Key Stage (a) 2 and (b) 3 tests in (i) English and (ii) mathematics to achieve a level (A) 4 and (B) 5 in each year from 1997 to 2007; and if he will make a statement;
(7) what percentage score has been required for a GCSE in mathematics at grade C for each examination board in each year from 1997 to 2007;
(8) how many maintained schools have refused to have their pupils take the Key Stage 3 English tests; and if he will make a statement;
(9) what percentage of the Key Stage 3 literacy tests were marked by overseas markers in the latest period for which figures are available; and if he will make a statement;
(10) what his latest estimate is of the number of (a) maintained and (b) independent schools which introduced (i) international GCSEs and (ii) the International Baccalaureate in each year from 1997 to 2007; and if he will make a statement;
(11) how many modular exams for (a) AS levels and (b) A2 levels have been re-taken at least once by students in each year from 1997 to 2007; and if he will make a statement;
(12) how many children took (a) GCSEs and (b) A-levels in Tower Hamlets local authority area in (i) 2006 and (ii) 2007; and how many of them achieved (A) five or more A* to C GCSEs and (B) better than or equal to one A grade and two B grades at A-level; and if he will make a statement;
(13) what proportion of pupils taking GCSEs secured a grade A*-C in both English and mathematics in each year since 1990; and if he will make a statement;
(14) how many and what proportion of children educated in maintained schools in each inner London education authority achieved at least three A-levels at A grade in each year since 1997-98; and if he will make a statement;
(15) what proportion of year 11 pupils have taken five or more GCSE examinations in each year from 1990 to 2007; and if he will make a statement;
(16) if he will list the 20 English schools with the worst GCSE success rates in 2007 on the basis of (a) five A*-C at GCSE and (b) five A*-C at GCSE including mathematics and English;
(17) if he will list by local authority area all schools which achieved less than 30 per cent. five A*-C in GCSEs including mathematics and English in 2007;
(18) which schools in which fewer than 30 per cent. of pupils have achieved five A*-C grade GCSEs including English and mathematics in each year since 2002 have been rated as (a) excellent and (b) good by Ofsted.
Jim Knight
The information can be provided only at disproportionate cost.
The data required for PQs 163569 and 163570 are not yet published. They will be available from the Library in January 2008.