There are many more schools with less than 10 pupils with statements of SEN where no pupils with statements of SEN achieved five or more GCSEs A*-C. We have used a standard cut-off of 10 pupils with statement of SEN in relation to attainment data to prevent possible disclosure of personal information.
To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many (a) schools, (b) academies, (c) further education colleges and (d) sixth form colleges participated in consortia responsible for diploma courses in (i) 2007-08 and (ii) 2008-09. 
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The information is available on an academic year basis starting in September 2008 with delivery of the first phase of diplomas. The latest information provided by consortia is that: 1,382 secondary schools, 56 academies, 124 further education colleges and 51 sixth form colleges were involved in the delivery of diplomas from September 2008.
To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families which (a) schools and (b) consortia in each local authority are offering at least one diploma course to students. 
We do not have information centrally on which schools are offering the Diploma to their learners. Information on which consortia in each local authority were approved to offer the diploma from September 2008 is as follows:
Consortia approved for a 2008 start through Gateway( 1)
Local authorit y
Cambridge 14-19 Area Partnership
North Herts SAPG
SE Herts SAPG
Campus Luton Partnership
Extended Rural Norfolk Federation
Norwich city (Open Opportunity)
(1 )Since Gateway 1 a number of consortia have merged or changed names. This list is derived from the original applications.