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Design and Technology: GCSE

Question for Department for Education

UIN 188903, tabled on 6 November 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of students sitting the design and technology GCSE received a grade C or above in 2016-17.

Answered on

15 November 2018

The table below provides information on the proportion of pupils entered for design and technology GCSEs[1] in 2016/17 who achieved grade C or above.

Subject

Percentage of pupils entered
who achieved A*-C or above
in GCSE in the listed subjects
2016/17

Design and Technology:
Electronic Products

68.6%

Design and Technology:
Food Technology

61%

Design and Technology:
Graphic Products

58.8%

Design and Technology:
Resistant Materials

58.1%

Design and Technology:
Systems & Control

68.3%

Design and Technology:
Textiles Technology

72.9%

Other Design and Technology[2]

58.5%

[1] Based on GCSE examinations only - excludes equivalents

[2] Includes Graphics, Motor Vehicle, Studies, Design & Technology, D&T Engineering and D&T Product Design.