Statistics and Data

Higher education enrolments and qualifications: 2015 - 2016

Higher education student enrolments and qualifications obtained at higher education providers in the United Kingdom 2015/16

Revised GCSE and equivalent results in England: 2015 to 2016

Revised statistics on the achievements of young people at the end of key stage 4 in England, including attainment by pupil characteristics.

Destinations of KS4 and KS5 pupils: 2015 (revised)

Revised data on key stage 4 and key stage 5 students going into education, employment and training destinations.

A level and other 16 to 18 results: 2015 to 2016 (revised)

Revised A level and other results for 16- to 18-year-olds at the end of their final year.

Further education and skills: January 2017

Statistics about learner participation,outcomes and highest qualification held in further education and skills,reported for January 2017.

Research and Analysis

Developing a modern industrial strategy

Read the Industrial Strategy green paper, ‘Building our Industrial Strategy’ here. This includes the Department for Business,Energy & Industrial Strategy’s plan to develop a new system of technical education to benefit the half of young people who do not go to university; boost STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) skills, digital skills and numeracy.

Thousands of apprentices set to transform the public sector

The Department for Education is setting the public sector a target of recruiting 200,000 more apprentices by 2020. This reform will create thousands of quality opportunities in the public sector, giving more people the chance to launch or develop their career, whether they are saving lives with the NHS, working in our vital local government services or working in a police force protecting the public.


Progress 8 and Attainment 8

Information for schools about the Progress 8 and Attainment 8 school performance measures.

16 to 19 Funding : how it works

An overview of the 16 to 19 funding formula.

Industry professionals to lead technical education panels

The Department for Education is seeking experienced industry professionals to help shape the future technical education system.