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Achievement of 5 or more A*-C grades at GCSE or equivalent, including English and Maths (3) Metric type Discontinued

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http://id.esd.org.uk/metricType/3
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This is the number of pupils achieving 5 or more A*-C or equivalent including English and Maths at Key Stage 4 (KS4) as a percentage of the number of pupils at the end of KS4. This was previously reported as NI 75.

PRE 2013/14 DATA IS NOT COMPARABLE DUE TO CHANGES TO THE PRODUCTION OF THESE STATISTICS FOR THIS PERIOD

Two major reforms have been implemented which affect the calculation of Key Stage 4 (KS4) performance measures data: 1. Professor Alison Wolf's Review of Vocational Education recommendations which: restrict the qualifications counted; prevent any qualification from counting as larger than one GCSE; and cap the number of non-GCSEs included in performance measures at two per pupil. 2. An early entry policy to only count a pupil's first attempt at a qualification. Comparisons between 2013/14 and earlier years should not be made before reading sections 2 and 3 of the statistical first release:

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/399238/SFR_02_2015-revised_GCSE_and_equivalents.pdf

Local authority, region and the England total figures cover achievements in state-funded schools only. They do not include pupils recently arrived from overseas and so will not match with state-funded figures in the main tables.
modified
11 Jun 2019
also known as
  • Percent of pupils achieving 5 or more A*-C grades at GCSE or equivalent, including English and Maths
  • NI 75 Achievement of 5 or more A*- C grades at GCSE or equivalent including English and Maths
short label
GCSE achieved (5A*-C inc. Eng & Maths)
status
Discontinued
output precision
1
polarity
a high value is good
measure
Percentage of the count of pupils at the end of KS4
dataset
Achievement of 5 or more A*-C grades at GCSE or equivalent, including English and Maths
collection
GCSE and equivalent attainment by pupil characteristics
source
Department for Education
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