§ Chris Grayling
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the average number of exams sat by a pupil in(a) 1991–92 and (b) 2001–02 was. 
Title of document Date issued Brief description Quantity issued Number of pages Reference number Planning for Learning 1 October 2001 Booklet designed to supplement the curriculum guidance for the foundation stage 16,352 21 QCA/01/799 Requirements of Nursery Education Grant 2002ߝ03 30 April 2002 Guidance to local education authorities and providers on eligibility for and administration of the Nursery Education Grant. 28,000 52 DIES/0358/2002
§ Margaret Hodge
The information requested for England for 1991–92 is as followsA 15-year-old pupil sat an average of 8.0 GCSEs in 1991–92.A 17-year-old student sat an average of 3.0 GCE A A/AS examinations in 1991–92.The figures for 2001–02 are not yet available. The latest figures available are for 2000–01, and these are as follows:A 15-year-old pupil sat an average of 8.2 GCSEs in 2000–01.A 17-year-old student sat an average of 3.1 GCE A A/AS examinations in 2000–01.For GCSE and GCE A/AS exams, schools enter pupils for the appropriate subjects; the number of exam papers will vary according to subject and Awarding Body.