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Design and Technology: GCSE

Question for Department for Education

UIN 39154, tabled on 3 June 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many pupils studied GCSE design and technology in (a) England and (b) Wiltshire in the last year for which figures are available.

Answered on

13 June 2016

In 2014/15 [1], there were 194,908 entries in England and 1,616 entries in Wiltshire for GCSE design and technology [2],[3].

[1] Information is based on final 2014/15 figures.

[2] GCSE design and technology includes D&T Electronic Products, D&T Food Technology, D&T Graphic Products, D&T Product Design, D&T Resistant Materials, D&T Systems & Control, D&T Textiles Technology, Graphics, Motor Vehicle Studies, D&T Engineering.

[3] Revised 2014/15 Information on the number of entries for GCSE technology and design is published in the “Revised GCSE and equivalent results in England: 2014 to 2015” statistical first release at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/493476/SFR01_2016_Subject_Tables.xlsx (Table S5)