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Question for Department for Education

UIN 29331, tabled on 1 March 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many young people left school without a Grade C in GCSE English and maths in each region in each of the last five academic years.

Answered on

9 March 2016

The number of pupils at the end of key stage 4 without at least a grade C in GCSE English and maths in 2014/2015 can be deduced from Table LA1 of the local authority tables published in the “Revised GCSE and equivalent results in England 2014 to 2015” statistical first release.[1] This table shows the percentage of pupils who achieved an A*-C in English and mathematics GCSEs including equivalents, including the total number of pupils at the end of key stage 4 in each local authority and region – from which the number and percentage of pupils not achieving a grade C in English and mathematics can be determined. Equivalent information for the previous four academic years is published in Table 15 in 2013/14[2] and Table 16 of the releases for earlier years.[3][4][5]

[1] (Local authority tables: SFR 01/2016)

[2] (Subject and LA tables: SFR 02/2015)

[3] (Additional tables: SFR 02/2012)

[4] (Additional tables: SFR 02/2013)

[5] (Subject and LA tables: SFR 01/2014)