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Question for Department for Education

UIN 198647, tabled on 4 June 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, in how many schools no pupils were entered for GCSEs in (a) history and (b) biology, chemistry and physics in the latest period for which figures are available.

Answered on

10 June 2014

Of the 3,024[1] state-funded mainstream schools:

a) 19 schools entered no pupils for GCSE history or ancient history in 2012/13.

b) 299 schools entered no pupils for biology, chemistry and physics in 2012/13

This information can be downloaded from the Performance Tables website[2].

[1] State-funded mainstream schools included in Performance Tables only. This includes academies, free schools and city technology colleges but excludes independent schools, special schools, alternative provisions and pupil referral units.

[2]http://www.education.gov.uk/schools/performance/download_data.html