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School Leaving: Literacy

Question for Department for Education

UIN 6319, tabled on 28 October 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate his Department has made of the number of secondary school leavers in England who did not have Entry Level 3 levels of literacy in each of the last five years for which figures are available.

Answered on

31 October 2019

The Department does not hold centrally information on how many and what proportion of pupils in England aged 11, 16 and 18 do not have entry Level 3 levels of literacy nor the information on the number of secondary school leavers in England who do not have Level 3 levels of literacy.

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