Student Performance Analysis


Table 1

National figures for pupils gaining 5+ A*-C GCSE grades

       Percentage of pupils in all English
       schools gaining five or more GCSE grades A* - C            


           Year         All pupils     Boys         Girls
                           %            %            %
           2013           81.1         77.4         85.1
           2012           81.9         78.4         85.6
           2011           79.6         75.9         83.5
           2010           75.4         71.4         79.7

           2009           70.0         65.8         74.4
           2008           65.3         60.9         69.9
           2007           60.3         55.8         65.0
           2006           58.5         53.8         63.5
           2005           56.3         51.4         61.4
           2004           53.7         48.4         58.4
           2003           52.9         47.9         58.2
           2002           51.6         46.4         57.0
           2001           50.0         44.8         55.4
           2000           49.2         44.0         54.6
           1999           47.9         42.8         53.4    
           1998           46.3         41.3         51.5
           1997           45.1         40.5         50.0
           1996           44.5         39.9         49.4
           1995           43.5         39.0         48.1
           1994           43.3         39.1         47.8
           1993           41.2         36.8         45.8
           1992           38.3         34.1         42.7
           1991           36.8         33.3         40.3
           1990           34.5         30.8         38.4


Source: (1990-2000) Department for Education & Employment, London
Source: (2001-2007) Department for Education & Skills, London
Source: Department for Education, London, Statistical First Release
NB Figures for 1998 onwards are for GCSE & GNVQ equivalent exams
Figures from 2010 onwards include iGCSE's and are for pupils at the end of KS4 rather than age 15. Figures prior to 2010 are for pupils aged 15. Statistics for 2013 are provisional as of January 2014.


Table 1a

National figures for pupils gaining 5+ A*-C GCSE grades including English and Maths GCSEs

       Percentage of pupils in all English schools at the end of Key Stage 4
       gaining five or more GCSE grades A* - C and equivalents including English and Maths GCSEs           


           Year         All pupils     Boys         Girls
                           %            %            %
           2013          58.6         53.3         64.1
           2012          59.4         54.7         64.3
           2011          59.0         55.3         62.9
           2010          53.5         49.3         57.9
           2009          49.8         45.7         54.1
           2008          47.6         43.2         52.3
           2007          46.3         41.9         51.0
           2006          45.6         41.3         50.1
           2005          44.7



Source: Department for Education Statistical First Release
Figures from 2010 onwards include iGCSE's


Table 2

National figures for average GCSE/GNVQ points per pupil

       Average GCSE/GNVQ point score per pupil for
       pupils aged 15 on roll in all English schools             


           Year         All pupils     Boys         Girls
           2006          351.1        330.7        372.2
           2005          347.9        327.5        369.0
           2004           41.4         38.6         44.3
           2003           40.9         38.1         43.8
           2002           40.1         37.4         42.9
           2001           39.3         36.6         42.1
           2000           38.9         36.2         41.6                                                  
           1999           38.1         35.5         40.9
           1998           37.0         34.5         39.7
           1997           35.9         33.5         38.4
           1996           35.4         33.1         37.9
           1995           34.8         32.5         37.3


Source: Department for Education & Employment, London
Source: (2001-2006) Department for Education & Skills, London
Points scale changed for 2005 onwards.


Table 3

National figures for GCSE grade distribution by gender


        GCSE results for 15 year olds in all maintained 
        secondary schools by percentage achieving each grade


2003    A*   A     B     C     D     E     F     G     U     X

Boys    2.9  8.4  15.1  23.7  19.5  14.0   8.7   4.3   2.8   0.6
Girls   4.4 11.9  18.3  24.7  17.5  11.3   6.4   3.0   1.9   0.5
All     3.6 10.2  16.7  24.2  18.5  12.6   7.5   3.7   2.4   0.6


2002    A*   A     B     C     D     E     F     G     U     X

Boys    2.8  8.1  15.0  23.8  19.8  14.4   8.7   4.2   2.5   0.6
Girls   4.4 11.6  18.4  24.9  17.7  11.6   6.3   2.8   1.6   0.5
All     3.6  9.9  16.7  24.3  18.8  13.0   7.4   3.5   2.0   0.5


2001    A*   A     B     C     D     E     F     G     U     X

Boys    2.8  7.9  14.4  23.6  20.0  14.6   9.1   4.4   2.4   0.6  
Girls   4.3 11.5  17.9  24.7  18.0  11.8   6.6   3.0   1.6   0.5
All     3.6  9.7  16.2  24.2  19.0  13.2   7.9   3.7   2.0   0.5


2000    A*   A     B     C     D     E     F     G     U     X

Boys    2.6  7.9  14.6  23.1  20.1  15.1   9.4   4.4   2.3   0.5  
Girls   4.1 11.4  18.0  24.4  18.2  12.1   6.8   3.0   1.6   0.4
All     3.4  9.6  16.3  23.8  19.2  13.6   8.1   3.7   1.9   0.5


1999    A*   A     B     C     D     E     F     G     U     X

Boys    2.4  7.7  14.5  22.4  19.9  15.3   9.9   4.8   2.3   0.7
Girls   3.9 11.3  18.4  24.1  17.9  12.1   7.0   3.1   1.6   0.6
All     3.2  9.5  16.5  23.3  18.9  13.7   8.4   3.9   2.0   0.6


1998    A*   A     B     C     D     E     F     G     U     X

Boys    2.3  7.3  13.6  22.5  20.0  15.8  10.1   4.9   2.7   0.6
Girls   3.6 10.5  17.1  24.2  18.5  13.1   7.3   3.3   1.9   0.5
All     3.0  8.9  15.3  23.3  19.2  14.4   8.7   4.1   2.3   0.6

    
1997    A*   A     B     C     D     E     F     G     U     X

Boys    2.1  7.1  14.8  20.7  19.6  15.6  10.7   4.8   1.7   2.8  
Girls   3.1 10.2  18.4  22.4  18.4  13.0   8.0   3.3   1.1   2.3
All     2.6  8.6  16.6  21.5  19.0  14.3   9.3   4.0   1.4   2.6

Source: Office For Standards In Education (OFSTED) PANDA reports


Table 4

National figures for average GCSE points per subject entry

       Average GCSE point score per subject entry for 15 year olds
       in all maintained secondary schools             


           Year         All pupils     Boys         Girls
           2004
           2003           4.5          4.3          4.7
           2002           4.53         4.33         4.73
           2001           4.49         4.29         4.70               
           2000           4.48         4.28         4.68
           1999           4.45         4.23         4.66
           1998           4.37         4.17         4.56
           1997           4.30         4.11         4.50
           1996           4.28         4.08         4.47
           1995           4.20         4.00         4.39

Source: Office For Standards In Education (OFSTED) PANDA reports


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Table 1 National percentages 5+ A*-C GCSE grades (top of this page)
National figures for pupils gaining 5+ A*-C GCSE grades including English and Maths GCSEs
Table 2 National figures for average GCSE/GNVQ points per pupil
Table 3 National figures for GCSE grade distribution by gender
Rules for including half GCSE's
National examination statistics
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