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Education (School Information and Prospectuses) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003

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14.—(1) In the case of a secondary school, the following information –

(a)the number of pupils who on 31st October of the school year before the school year in which the prospectus is published were enrolled in year 12 and the aggregate number of pupils who were enrolled in years 13 and 14;

(b)the number of pupils who on 31st October of the school year before the school year in which the prospectus is published were enrolled in year 12 and the aggregate number of pupils who were enrolled in years 13 and 14 and in respect of whom a board is maintaining a statement of special educational needs;

(c)particulars in accordance with sub-paragraphs (2) or (3), as the case may be, about the performance in public examinations of pupils who on 31st October of the school year before the school year in which the prospectus is published were enrolled in year 12;

(d)particulars in accordance with sub-paragraph (4), about the performance in public examinations of pupils in the school who on 31st October of the school year before the school year in which the prospectus is published were enrolled in year 13 and year 14; and

(e)in relation to each of the three school years before the school year to which heads (a) to (d) relate, such particulars about the performance of pupils at the school in public examinations as the Department may provide to the school for the purposes of publication under this sub-paragraph.

(2) The particulars referred to in sub-paragraph (1)(c) are, in the case of a grammar school –

(a)the proportion (expressed as a percentage) of the pupils in question who were entered for GCSE examinations in 7 or more subjects or who were entered for a combination of GCSE and GNVQ Part 1 examinations which, in aggregate, is equivalent to GCSE examinations in 7 or more subjects;

(b)the proportion (expressed as a percentage) of the pupils in question who were entered for GCSE examinations in 5 or more subjects or who were entered for a combination of GCSE and GNVQ Part 1 examinations which, in aggregate, is equivalent to GCSE examinations in 5 or more subjects;

(c)the proportion (expressed as a percentage) of the pupils in question who achieved –

(i)Grades A* to C in 7 or more GCSE examinations or in a combination of GCSE examinations and GNVQ Part 1 examinations at Intermediate level which, in aggregate, is equivalent to 7 or more GCSE examinations;

(ii)Grades A* to C in 5 or more GCSE examinations or in a combination of GCSE examinations and GNVQ Part 1 examinations at Intermediate level which, in aggregate, is equivalent to 5 or more GCSE examinations;

(d)a list, in alphabetical order, of the subjects in which any of the pupils were entered for GCSE examinations, and the number entered for each subject;

(e)a list, in alphabetical order, of the vocational areas in which any of the pupils in question were entered for GNVQ Part 1 examinations, and the number entered for each vocational area;

(f)for each subject listed in accordance with head (d), the proportion (expressed as a percentage) of the pupils who were entered for the subject who achieved each grade from A* to G or who were ungraded;

(g)for each vocational area listed in accordance with head (e), the proportion (expressed as a percentage) of the pupils who were entered for that vocational area who achieved the full qualification;

(h)the proportion (expressed as a percentage) of the pupils in question who were entered for one or more qualifications other than GCSE or GNVQ Part 1;

(i)the proportion (expressed as a percentage) of the pupils in question who achieved one or more such qualifications;

(j)a list, in alphabetical order, of the qualifications other than GCSE and GNVQ Part 1 for which any of the pupils in question were entered;

(k)for each qualification, other than GCSE or GNVQ Part 1, listed in accordance with head (j), the number of pupils who were entered and the proportion (expressed as a percentage) of those pupils who achieved that qualification; and

(l)the proportion (expressed as a percentage) of the pupils in question who achieved none of the following –

(i)a grade A* to G in GCSE;

(ii)a GNVQ Part 1; or

(iii)a qualification listed in accordance with head (j).

(3) The particulars referred to in sub-paragraph (1)(c) are, in the case of a secondary school which is not a grammar school –

(a)the proportion (expressed as a percentage) of the pupils in question who were entered for GCSE examinations in 5 or more subjects or who were entered for a combination of GCSE and GNVQ Part 1 examinations which, aggregate, is equivalent to GCSE examinations in 5 or more subjects;

(b)the proportion (expressed as a percentage) of the pupils in question who were entered for GCSE examinations in not less than 1 and not more than 4 subjects or who were entered for a combination of GCSE and GNVQ Part 1 examinations which, in aggregate, is equivalent to GCSE examinations in not less than 1 and not more than 4 subjects;

(c)the proportion (expressed as a percentage) of the pupils in question who achieved –

(i)Grades A* to C in 5 or more GCSE examinations or in a combination of GCSE examinations and GNVQ Part 1 examinations at Intermediate level which, in aggregate, is equivalent to 5 or more GCSE examinations;

(ii)Grades A* to C in not more than 4 GCSE examinations or in a combination of GCSE examinations and GNVQ Part 1 examinations at Intermediate level which, in aggregate, is equivalent to not more than 4 GCSE examinations;

(iii)Grades A* to G in 5 or more GCSE examinations or in a combination of GCSE examinations and GNVQ Part 1 examinations at Foundation or Intermediate level which, in aggregate, is equivalent to 5 or more GCSE examinations;

(iv)Grades A* to G in not more than 4 GCSE examinations or in a combination of GCSE examinations and GNVQ Part 1 examinations at Foundation or Intermediate level which, in aggregate, is equivalent to not more than 4 GCSE examinations;

(d)the proportion (expressed as a percentage) of the pupils in question who were entered for GCSE or GNVQ Part 1 examinations but who achieved no grades A* to G in GCSE and no GNVQ Part 1 qualifications;

(e)a list, in alphabetical order, of the subjects in which any of the pupils in question were entered for GCSE examinations, and the number entered for each subject;

(f)a list, in alphabetical order, of the vocational areas in which any of the pupils in question were entered for GNVQ Part 1 examinations, and the number entered for each vocational area;

(g)for each subject listed in accordance with head (e), the proportion (expressed as a percentage) of the pupils in question who were entered for the subject who achieved each grade from A* to G or who were ungraded;

(h)for each vocational area listed in accordance with head (f), the proportion (expressed as a percentage) of the pupils in question who were entered for the subject who achieved the full qualification;

(i)the proportion (expressed as a percentage) of the pupils in question who were entered for one or more qualifications other than GCSE or GNVQ Part 1;

(j)the proportion (expressed as a percentage) of the pupils in question who achieved one or more such qualifications;

(k)a list, in alphabetical order, of the qualifications other than GCSE and GNVQ Part 1 for which any of the pupils in question were entered;

(l)for each qualification, other than GCSE or GNVQ Part 1, listed in accordance with head (k), the number of pupils who were entered and the proportion (expressed as a percentage) of those pupils who achieved that qualification;

(m)the proportion (expressed as a percentage) of the pupils in question who achieved none of the following –

(i)a grade A* to G in GCSE;

(ii)a GNVQ Part 1; or

(iii)a qualification listed in accordance with head (k).

(4) The particulars referred to in sub-paragraph (1)(d) are –

(a)the number of the pupils in question in the final year of a GCE A Level course or an AVCE course and the proportion (expressed as a percentage) of that number who achieved –

(i)Grades A to C in 3 or more subjects;

(ii)Grades A to E in 2 or more subjects; or

(iii)in the case of a school which is not a grammar school, Grades A to E in one subject or more;

(b)a list, in alphabetical order, of the subjects in which any of the pupils in question were entered for GCE A Level examinations or AVCE examinations and the number entered for each subject;

(c)for each subject listed in accordance with head (b), the proportion (expressed as a percentage) of pupils who entered for the subject who achieved each grade from A to E or who were ungraded;

(d)in respect of GNVQ qualifications the number of the pupils in question who were in the final year of a course leading to such a qualification and the proportion (expressed as a percentage) who achieved the full qualification;

(e)in respect of GCSE and other qualifications –

(i)the aggregate number of the pupils in question who were in the final year of a course leading to such a qualification and the proportion (expressed as a percentage) of those pupils who achieved one or more such qualifications;

(ii)in respect of each course leading to such a qualification, the total number of the pupils in question who were in the final year and the proportion (expressed as a percentage) of the pupils who achieved that qualification.

(5) For the purposes of –

(a)sub-paragraph (1)(c) references to performance in public examinations of pupils enrolled in year 12 on 31st October of the school year before the school year in which the prospectus is published shall include performance in public examinations taken by those pupils when they were enrolled in year 11 save that where a pupil takes the same subject in the same examination in two consecutive years only the result from the school year in which the highest level or grade was obtained shall be included;

(b)sub-paragraph (2)(a) and (b) GCSE and GNVQ Part 1 shall be aggregated on the basis that GNVQ Part 1 is equivalent to 2 GCSEs;

(c)sub-paragraph (2)(c)(i) and (ii) and (3)(c )(i) and (ii) GCSE and GNVQ Part 1 at Intermediate level shall be aggregated on the basis that each such GNVQ Part 1 is equivalent to 2 GCSEs at Grades A* to C; and

(d)sub-paragraph (3)(c)(iii) and (iv) GCSE and GNVQ Part 1 at Foundation or Intermediate level shall be aggregated on the basis that each such GNVQ Part 1 at Foundation level is equivalent to 2 GCSEs at Grades D to G and that each such GNVQ Part 1 at Intermediate level is equivalent to 2 GCSEs at Grades A* to C.

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