Dear London School of Economics,
I would like to make an FOI request for the number of GCSEs taken and the number of these GCSEs graded at an A* grade for all students who took the GCSE qualification in the application window for 2013 entry.
I would also like to be provided with which of these applications were offered a place and which were not.
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There's a possibility with the second request that it could go over, but I
think the existing reports I have will make it much quicker. I think it's
more likely I will have a report albeit one with a few caveats.
Dear Mr Tompkins,
With reference to your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act, please find attached the information you requested.
Please note that the information has been received from the applicants
themselves through UCAS, and as such, the School cannot be completely
certain of the consistency of the data provided. While all efforts have
been taken to remove duplicates, the dataset does contain instances of
students listing for example ‘Science, Science, Biology, Chemistry and
Physics’ as separate subjects amongst 17 GCSEs taken.
I apologise for the lateness of the response and hope that this has not
If you think that the information provided does not meet your request,
contact me on 020 7849 4622 or write to Kevin Haynes, Head of Legal and
Compliance, Governance, Legal and Planning Division, London School of
Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE. We
will then review the response to your request and get back to you within
20 working days. You can also contact the Information Commissioner's
Office http://www.ico.gov.uk/, though they expect the internal review
to be carried out before receiving a complaint directly.
The provision of information by the LSE under the Freedom of Information
Act 2000 does not imply a right to copy, reproduce publish or otherwise
use such information.
Copying or reproducing such information in any way either in whole or in
part without prior written consent may be an infringement of copyright or
other intellectual property right belonging to the LSE or a third party.
London School of Economics and Political Science
Sent: 26 August 2014 15:47
Subject: RE:'LSE=032-550' Freedom of Information request - Number of GCSEs
taken and number of A*s acheved, Bsc Economics
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