Statistical data set

FE data library: English and maths

Information on English and maths qualifications (formerly skills for life) by participation and achievements.

English and maths (formerly Skills for Life) qualifications are designed to give people the reading, writing, maths and communication skills they need in everyday life, to operate effectively in work and to help them succeed on other training courses.

These data provide information on participation and achievements for English and maths qualifications and are broken down into a number of key reports.

Data tools

As part of the July 2017 further education and skills SFR, a data tool allowing the user to easily interrogate particular breakdowns of English and maths has been created. It is in early stages of development, will evolve over time, and be updated on an ad hoc basis initially.

English and maths data tool for participation and achievements 2011/2012 to 2016/2017

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Skills for life data up to 2013 to 2014

Published 5 March 2014
Last updated 12 December 2017 + show all updates
  1. Update to the English and maths geography tool to include 2016 to 2017 data.
  2. New data tool for English and maths added.
  3. New files entitled Skills for Life participation by type and level - by Geography and Equality & Diversity: Participation 2005/06 to 2013/14 and Skills for Life participation by type and level - by Geography and Equality & Diversity: Achievement 2005/06 to 2013/14 uploaded 2 December 2014.
  4. First published.