Julie Cooper – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Education

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Julie Cooper on 2016-06-06.

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many children from disadvantaged backgrounds in (a) Burnley and (b) Lancashire gained five or more GCSEs including English and mathematics in (i) 2014 and (ii) 2015.

Nick Gibb

The percentage of pupils achieving five or more GCSEs at A* -C, including English and mathematics by local authority and disadvantaged backgrounds in 2014 and 2015 is published in the GCSE and equivalent statistical first release.[1],[2].

Burnley district level information is not available.


[1] https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/revised-gcse-and-equivalent-results-in-england-2014-to-2015 (table LA9)

[2] https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/gcse-and-equivalent-attainment-by-pupil-characteristics-2014 (table 6)