HC Deb 13 May 2003 vol 405 c178W
Mr. Evans

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the average number of A-level points obtained by students in(a) Lancashire, (b) the North West of England and (c) England was in 2002. [112058]

Mr. Miliband

The average point scores of 16–18 year old students entered for GCE/VCE A/AS examinations in Lancashire, the North West of England and in England in 2002 are shown as follows.

Average GCE/VCE A/AS point score1 per candidate Average point score1 per GCE/ VCE A/AS examination entry
(a) Lancashire 272.6 75.8
(b) North West Region 246.7 71.8
(c) England
Maintained Sector 240.5 72.9
Total England 254.5 76.0
1 The number of points assigned to each GCE/VCE A/AS qualification and VCE Double Award reflects the UCAS Tariff.

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