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Politics and Government: GCE A-level

Question for Department for Education

UIN 64717, tabled on 21 February 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of post-16 education institutions entered at least one pupil for an A-level in government and politics in 2016.

Answered on

8 March 2017

In 2016, 2,847 institutions entered at least one pupil for at least one A-level. Of these, 1,272 institutions (45%) entered at least one pupil for an A-level in government and politics[1].

[1] Derived from School Performance Tables available at

https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/download-data?currentstep=datatypes&regiontype=all&la=0&downloadYear=2015-2016&datatypes=ks5underlying