HL Deb 18 January 2005 vol 668 cc99-100WA
Lord Pearson of Rannoch

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What is the average A-level attainment of entrants to Bachelor of Education courses. [HL563]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Education and Skills (Lord Filkin)

The latest data available are shown in the table below. This indicates the average A/AS points score for first-year trainee teachers registered on undergraduate courses leading to qualified teacher status, by the phase they were training to teach:

Year Primary Secondary Key stage 2/3
1998–99 15.6 14.5 14.9
1999–00 15.4 14.7 14.9
2000–01 15.2 14.5 14.2
2001–02 15.6 14.7 12.4


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