Research and analysis

PISA 2015: national report for England

England’s PISA 2015 results, with an international comparison of science, maths, reading, and collaborative problem solving performance of 15-year-old pupils.

Applies to England


PISA 2015: national report for England

PISA 2015: collaborative problem solving results for England

PISA 2015: further analysis of results for England


The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a survey of the educational performance of 15-year-old pupils organised by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

The report provides analysis of the PISA 2015 findings for England and compares England’s performance to over 70 other countries.

The further analysis studies:

  • the link between PISA scores and GCSE performance
  • the distribution of PISA scores by region
  • the demographic characteristics of high and low achievers across England
Published 6 December 2016
Last updated 21 November 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added 2 new research reports: 'Collaborative problem solving results for England' and 'Further analysis of results for England'.

  2. First published.