HC Deb 27 November 2002 vol 395 c310W
Mr. Redwood

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what percentages of 15-year-olds were low-achieving in(a) reading, (b) mathematical and (c) scientific literacy in England in the last year for which figures are available. [83198]

Mr. Miliband

[holding answer 25 November 2002]: The nearest equivalent information, relating to the percentage of 14-year-olds at or below level 3 in the Key Stage 3 tests in 2002 is given in the table.

Percentage at or below level 3 Key Stage 3, 2002
English 10
Mathematics 11
Science 9