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Baroness Blatch asked Her Majesty's Government:

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    girls and all pupils and including, for each category of school, the number of schools and the number of 16 year-old pupils.[HL376]

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Baroness Blackstone: The information requested in respect of GCSE achievements is shown in the following tables.

GCSE achievements of 15 year-old pupils in schools

1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97
BoysGirlsTotalBoysGirlsTotalBoysGirlsTotalBoysGirlsTotal
Comprehensive schools
Number of 15 year-olds223.7217.1440.8242.9235.6478.6249.9243.7493.6246.4240.6486.9
Number of schools2,8552,8492,8502,841
Percentage achieving grades A*-C in
English & mathematics293532283431293532293632
English, maths & science263028253027263129263229
English, maths, science, French and history or geography101613101513101613101512
Selective schools
Number of 15 year-olds8.08.616.69.29.919.19.510.119.710.010.520.5
Number of schools159164164168
Percentage achieving grades A*-C in
English & mathematics929493909291919392919492
English, maths & science888988878988878988889089
English, maths, science, French and history or geography 566460566159546158525855
Modern schools
Number of 15 year-olds9.69.919.510.610.521.110.310.520.810.310.420.7
Number of schools167163156160
Percentage achieving grades A*-C in
English & mathematics172119161918172119172320
English, maths & science131514131514141716141816
English, maths, science, French and history or geography 375475586576
Maintained schools
Number of 15 year-olds248239486271260531279269547276266542
Number of schools4,1684,2994,2924,303
Percentage achieving grades A*-C in
English & mathematics303633293532303633303733
English, maths & science273129263128273230273330
English, maths, science, French and history or geography 111714111714111714111613
Independent schools
Number of 15 year-olds24.621.546.125.322.247.524.622.246.823.621.345.0
Number of schools1,0601,0621,0611,053
Percentage achieving grades A*-C in
English & mathematics757977747976748077748077
English, maths & science707371717472707573717673
English, maths, science, French and history or geography 535654545756535655525553
All schools
Number of 15 year-olds272.1260.1532.3296.2282.0578.2303.3290.7594.0299.5287.2586.7
Number of schools5,2285,3615,3535,356
Percentage achieving grades A*-C in
English & mathematics343937333835334036334037
English, maths & science313432303432313533313633
English, maths, science, French & history or geography 152017152017142017141916


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Baroness Blatch asked Her Majesty's Government:

    Whether they will publish data for England showing for comprehensive schools, modern schools, grammar schools, all state schools, independent schools and all schools separately, the percentage of all 16 year-old pupils in each of the years 1994 to 1997 obtaining 5 or more GCSE passes at grades A*

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    to C, showing data separately for boys, girls and all pupils and including, for each category of school, the number of schools and the number of 16 year-old pupils.[HL377]

Baroness Blackstone: The information requested in respect of GCSE achievements is shown in the attached table.

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GCSE achievements of 15 year-old pupils in schools

1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97
BoysGirlsTotalBoysGirlsTotalBoysGirlsTotalBoysGirls Total
Comprehensive schools
Number of 15 year-olds223.7217.1440.8242.9235.6478.6249.9243.7493.6246.4240.6486.9
Number of schools2,8552,8492,8502,841
Percentage achieving 5 or more grades A*-C354439354440364641374742
Selective schools
Number of 15 year-olds8.08.616.69.29.919.19.510.119.710.010.520.5
Number of schools159164164168
Percentage achieving 5 or more grades A*-C939694929594929594939694
Modern schools
Number of 15 year-olds9.69.919.510.610.521.110.310.520.810.310.420.7
Number of schools167163156160
Percentage achieving 5 or more grades A*-C202924223026233228243429
Maintained schools
Number of 15 year-olds248239486271260531279269547276266542
Number of schools4,1684,2994,2924,303
Percentage achieving 5 or more grades A*-C354540354540374741374742
Independent schools
Number of 15 year-olds24.621.546.125.322.247.524.622.246.823.621.345.0
Number of schools1,0601,0621,0611,053
Percentage achieving 5 or more grades A*-C778380778380778380788480
All schools
Number of 15 year-olds272.1260.1532.3296.2282.0578.2303.3290.7594.0299.5287.2586.7
Number of schools5,2285,3615,3535,356
Percentage achieving 5 or more grades A*-C394843394843404945405045



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