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Baroness Blatch asked Her Majesty's Government:

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

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GCSE achievements of 15 year-old pupils in schools

1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97
BoysGirlsTotalBoysGirlsTotalBoysGirlsTotalBoysGirlsTotal
LEA Maintained Comprehensive
Number of 15 year-olds155.1150.4305.5168.1163.5331.6172.6168.5341.1169.2164.7333.8
Number of schools1,9501,9341,9281,915
Percentage achieving grades A*-C in
English & mathematics273330263229273330273430
English, maths & science242826242826242927242927
English, maths, science, French and history or geography91512914129141291411
Voluntary Comprehensive
Number of 15 year-olds30.331.561.832.933.266.132.934.167.032.933.866.7
Number of schools428425419417
Percentage achieving grades A*-C in
English & mathematics343937333735344037344037
English, maths & science313432303331303533313533
English, maths, science, French and history or geography 121915121815121815111814
Grant Maintained Comprehensive
Number of 15 year-olds37.634.572.141.038.179.243.240.183.343.241.084.2
Number of schools465478489495
Percentage achieving grades A*-C in
English & mathematics333936323835344137344238
English, maths & science293231293431303633313634
English, maths, science, French and history or geography 111714121815121615111714
CTC Comprehensive
Number of 15 year-olds0.70.71.40.90.91.81.11.02.11.11.12.2
Number of schools12121414
Percentage achieving grades A*-C in
English & mathematics263028273732384039454746
English, maths & science232625253228343434404140
English, maths, science, French and history or geography 610851398109101211
All 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
LEA Maintained Selective
Number of 15 year-olds1.53.85.21.74.46.11.54.35.81.54.15.6
Number of schools51514744
Percentage achieving grades A*-C in
English & mathematics919393889291869290879391
English, maths & science858887848887828886858887
English, maths, science, French and history or geography506460495856446056435652
Voluntary Selective
Number of 15 year-olds1.71.02.61.71.02.71.81.02.81.71.12.9
Number of schools21212121
Percentage achieving grades A*-C in
English & mathematics949494949595949594969595
English, maths & science889088919292919292939293
English, maths, science, French and history or geography 476253546357536557516155
Grant Maintained Selective
Number of 15 year-olds4.93.98.75.94.410.36.34.811.16.75.312.0
Number of schools879296103
Percentage achieving grades A*-C in
English & mathematics929493909291919392909492
English, maths & science889089878987888988879189
English, maths, science, French and history or geography 626463596361576159545856
All 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
LEA Maintained Modern
Number of 15 year-olds6.56.813.36.97.114.06.56.813.36.36.713.1
Number of schools11310799100
Percentage achieving grades A*-C in
English & mathematics172119152018162219172220
English, maths & science131615131615141816141816
English, maths, science, French and history or geography375476486476
Voluntary Modern
Number of 15 year-olds0.50.51.00.50.61.10.450.50.90.50.61.1
Number of schools12121113
Percentage achieving grades A*-C in
English & mathematics161817131715172019152118
English, maths & science121413111413131514141916
English, maths, science, French and history or geography 153253354253
Grant Maintained Modern
Number of 15 year-olds2.62.65.23.22.86.03.43.26.63.53.06.5
Number of schools42444647
Percentage achieving grades A*-C in
English & mathematics182019171717172119182421
English, maths & science131313141314141615151816
English, maths, science, French and history or geography 465465587586
All 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
All Maintained Schools
Number of 15 year-olds247.6238.7486.2270.9259.8530.7278.7268.6547.3275.8265.9541.7
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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