Submitted on Monday 31st October 2022
Rejected on Friday 18th November 2022
Current status: Rejected
Rejection code: irrelevant (see below for details)
Provide A levels in all boroughs in England.
There currently isn't any A level provision in Knowsley. There aren't any sixth forms and the post-16 colleges in the borough only BTEC level 3 qualifications. We want the government to introduce legislation, so that A levels have to be legally provided in Knowsley and in all boroughs in England.
The situation for students in Knowsley is incredibly urgent. It is having a terrible impact on the proportion of students choosing to study A levels. In 2016, BBC news reported 2% of pupils studying A levels in local state schools in Knowsley, which was when there was a sixth form in the borough. The figure is currently 0% - the lowest in the country. Now, students from Knowsley have to travel to sixth forms or colleges in Liverpool or St Helens to continue their studies.
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The Government e-Petitions Team gave the following reason:
We can only accept petitions about things the Government or Parliament are directly responsible for.
Decisions about school provision and what qualifications schools offer are a matter for individual local authorities and schools, not the UK Government or Parliament.
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