To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of children achieved (a) five A* to C grade GCSEs including English and mathematics and (b) two or more A grades at A-level nationally; and what proportion of children achieved such grades in (i) selective, (ii) partially selective and (iii) comprehensive local education authority areas in the most recent year for which data is available.
13 October 2016
The proportion of students achieving two or more A grades at A level is not available.
The table below shows the number and percentage of pupils achieving five A* to C grade GCSEs including English and mathematics and the number and percentage of pupils achieving three or more A grades at A level for areas with different selection policies.
GCSE and equivalents
Pupils at state funded schools at the end of key stage 4 2014/2015
Percentage of pupils achieving five A*-C grade GCSEs including English and mathematics
Students at the end of advance level study at state funded schools entered for at least one A level or applied single/double award A level 2014/15
Percentage of students achieving three or more A grades at A level or applied single/double level award
Fully selective areas1
Partially selective areas2
Source: KS4 & KS5 attainment data 2014/2015: final
1. Includes schools in the following areas which operate area wide arrangements for academic selection: Bexley, Buckinghamshire, Kent, Lincolnshire, Medway, Slough, Southend, Sutton, Torbay and Trafford.
2. Includes schools in twenty-six local authorities that have selective schools operating their own arrangements for academic selection.