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GCSE: Assessments

Question for Department for Education

UIN 36741, tabled on 14 July 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate his Department made of the average number of examination papers taken by each student as part of the GCSE syllabuses.

Answered on

27 July 2022

The department does not collect data on the average number of GCSE examination papers taken by students. The average number of GCSE qualifications per student in 2021 was 7.85. The number of examination papers per GCSE varies across subjects.