Here you can access data and intelligence relating to Education. The Education theme covers attainment, pupil absence and attendance, and take up of Higher Education.
Key education statistics
The way in which GCSE exams are graded is changing, starting with English and Maths in 2017. The new GCSEs will have a new grading scale from 9 (the highest) to 1, which replace the old A* to G grades. The Department for Education have produced two GCSE grading factsheets which explain the changes in more detail.
Accessing education data
Local level data Education data can be access from the Intelligence Hub, where you can view and download the data on a map and a chart.
External data and intelligence
GCSE attainment 2016-17 data produced by the Department for Education
A level and other 16-18 results 2016-17 data produced by the Department for Education
Pupil absence data 2015-16 data produced by the Department for Education
The Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) reports on students attending UK higher educational establishments.