Percentage of 15 year old pupils in schools maintained by the Local Education Authority achieving 5 or more GCSEs or equivalent at grades A*-G including English and Maths.
Performance in 2006-07
Our target was 94.00%.
We achieved 91.90%.
"Bigger is better" so we are below target.
When we compare our 2006-07 results with the latest results (2005-06) for other metropolitan councils, we are in the best 25%.
Performance is worse than last year
Comments on our performance in 2006-07
Performance in Wigan in 2006 was above the national average at 91.9% compared to 90.5%.This is a positive indication of the emphasis all schools give to the achievement of all pupils.