Private School Pupils ‘Three Times More Likely’ To Achieve Top A Levels Than State School Students

Children educated privately are three times more likely than state pupils to attain top A-Level grades, new government data has revealed.

Fresh figures are to reveal that those educated independently are more than three times more likely to achieve AAB in subjects identified by the Russell Group as "facilitating" entry to their universities, with 7% of state school students achieving AAB across the 2010-11 year group, compared with almost a quarter (23.1%) in the independent sector.

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