Dataset

Level 2 and 3 qualification attainment for Young People by Free School Meal (FSM) eligibility

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The proportion of young people reaching the level 2 and level 3 qualification threshold (GCSE and A-Level)by age 16, age 17, age 18, age 19 and age 20 in each area. Broken down by eligibility for Free School Meals. Gaps in Pupil attainment are also explored here.

Source: Learning and Skills Council (LSC)

Publisher: Learning and Skills Council (LSC)

Geographies: Local Authority District (LAD), Learnings and Skills Council (LSC)

Geographic coverage: England

Time coverage: 2005 to 2008

Type of data: Matched Administrative data

Notes: Data is based on where the pupils go to school rather than where they live. The dataset is made up of PLASC (pupil level annual school census) data collected by DfES, ILR (individual learner record) data from the LSC and awarding body data. A learner is defined as having reached the level 2 threshold if they have achieved 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C or equivalent. A learner is defined as having reached the level 3 threshold if they have achieved the equivalent of 4 AS / 2 A-levels

Update frequency: Annually
Import source: DATA4NR-data4nr-export-13-01-2010.csv
External reference: DATA4NR-995
National statistic: no
Geographic coverage: 100000: England
Update frequency: Annually
Temporal coverage from: 2005
Precision: Pupils attending independent schools not included in the figure
Source: Learning and Skills Council (LSC)
Temporal coverage to: 2008