Post-16 transitions for ‘lower GCSE attainers’ in the North of Tyne

Ruth Lupton, Alex Macdougall, Stephanie Thomson, Sanne Velthuis, Lorna Unwin

Research output: Working paper


This is a summary of North of Tyne (NoT) specific findings from a research project on the post-16 transitions of young people who do not achieve grade A*-C (now 9-4) in English and maths GCSE by the end of Key Stage 4 (KS4). We called these young people ‘lower attainers’. In most years they make up around two fifths of the GCSE cohort.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages26
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2019

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