To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what change there has been in the number of pupils sitting GCSEs in (a) applied arts and design, (b) art and design, (c) drama, (d) media, film and television and (e) music since May 2010.
9 February 2015
Information on the number of GCSE entries of pupils at the end of key stage 4 in applied art and design, art and design, drama, media, film and television, and music for the 2009/10 and 2013/14 academic years is provided in the following table. This information is published in the ‘Revised GCSE and equivalent results in England: 2013 to 2014’ Statistical First Release.
Applied art and design
Art and design
Media, film and television
Source: Key Stage 4 attainment data
 www.gov.uk/government/statistics/revised-gcse-and-equivalent-results-in-england-2013-to-2014, ‘Subject time series tables: SFR02/2015’ document.
 2013/14 figures are revised, 2009/10 are final.
 There were no GCSE entries in applied art and design in 2009/10 as the operational start date for this GCSE was September 2009. There were 1,476 GCSE entries in applied art and design in 2010/11.