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Question for Department for Education

UIN 180739, tabled on 17 October 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of IGCSE entries were taken in (a) state-funded schools (b) independent schools in 2018.

Answered on

22 October 2018

The number and proportion of international GCSE entries in state-funded schools and independent schools in 2017/18 is provided below:

Institution type

Number of international GCSE entries

% of all international GCSEs

State-funded

7,824

23%

Independent

26,024

76%

Other (e.g. Pupil Referral Units and Alternative Provision)

337

1%

All schools

34,185

For pupils at the end of Key Stage 4 in 2018, the number and proportion of entries in approved international GCSEs, which count in the departments’ school and college performance tables, is provided below:

Institution type

Number of international GCSE entries

% of all international GCSEs

State-funded

5,782

76%

Independent

1,848

24%

Other (e.g. Pupil Referral Units and Alternative Provision)

21

0%

All schools

7,651

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