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Assisted Places

Volume 181: debated on Monday 19 November 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will list the schools involved in the assisted places scheme, with the total number of places and the number of assisted places in each school.

The latest information available is in respect of the 1989–90 academic year as follows:

Assisted places scheme Academic year 1989–90
Name of schoolNumber of pupils on rollNumber of assisted pupils
Abbey School, Reading92066
Abingdon School73286
Ackworth School, Pontefract4565
Aldenham School, Elstree37032
Alice Ottley School, Worcester67077
Alleyns School, Dulwich921198
Ardingly College, Haywards Heath4825
Arnold School, Blackpool80075
Ashford School, Kent70042
Bancrofts School, Woodford71080
Bath High School GPDST590109
Batley Grammar School631252
Bedales School, Petersfield4086
Bedford High School1,03498
Bedford Modern School1,200161
Bedford School1,120100
Dame Alice Harpur School1,030153
Belvedere School GPDST, Liverpool550170
Berkhamsted School80027
Berkhamsted School for Girls55728
Birkenhead High School GPDST948260
Birkenhead School990252
Bishop's Stortford College36039
Blackheath High School GPDST57091
Bloxham School, Banbury3694
Bolton School (Boys)1,000246
Bolton School (Girls)1,095242
Bootham School, York3155
Bradfield College, Reading5302
Bradford Girls Grammar90057
Bradford Grammar School1,146212
Brentwood School1,08093
Brighton and Hove High School GPDST744141
Brighton College498100
Bristol Cathedral School461139
Bristol Grammar School1,203270
Bromley High School GPDST69397
Bromsgrove School, Worcestershire5553
Bruton School for Girls580116
Burgess Hill School for Girls5783
Bury Grammar School (Boys)750180
Bury Grammar School (Girls)1,120245
Canford School, Wimborne53027
Carmel College, Wallingford29085
Casterton School, Cumbria38040
Caterham School720122
Central Newcastle High School GPDST780117
Charterhouse, Godalming7009
Cheadle Hulme School1,000134
Cheltenham Ladies College8403
Chigwell School61763
Christ's Hospital8255
Churchers College, Petersfield460110
City of London School850138
City of London School for Girls660108
City of London Freemens School, Ashtead6492
Clifton College, Bristol70069
Clifton High School, Bristol75244
Colfes School, London SE12860178
Colston's School, Bristol34183
Colston's Girls' School660154
Coventry School2,748262
Cranleigh School57040
Croham Hurst School, Croydon (9/89)5905
Croydon High School GPDST1,04094
Culford School, Bury St. Edmunds71047
Dame Allans Boys School, Newcastle upon Tyne440121
Dame Allans Girls School424131
Dauntseys School, Devizes58850
Denstone College, Uttoxeter360119
Douai School, Reading (9/89)2952
Dover College (9/89)3103
Downe House School, Newbury (9/89)4601
Name of schoolNumber of pupils on rollNumber of assisted pupils
Dulwich College1,430282
Durham School (9/89)3785
Edgbaston C of E College for Girls (9/89)4704
Edgehill College, Bideford502140
Ellerslie School, Worcestershire (9/89)2505
Eltham College, London SE970083
Emanuel School, London SW11760278
Epsom College64524
Exeter School675168
Farnborough Hill School520167
Feixstowe College (9/89)3205
Felsted School, Dunmow50051
Forest School, London E17445132
Francis Holland School NW1 (9/89)3605
Friends School, Saffron Walden26575
Giggleswick School, Settle (9/89)2960
Godolphin School, Salisbury (9/89)3204
Godolphin and Latymer School, London W6700172
Greshams School, Norfolk48010
Guildford High School for Girls (9/89)5803
Haberdashers Askes School, Elstree1,300216
Haberdashers Askes Schools for Girls, Elstree1,096115
Haileybury and Imperial Service College (9/89)6894
Hampton School200183
Harrogate College40019
Headington School, Oxford (9/89)6800
Hereford Cathedral School603225
Highate School29836
Hulme Grammar, Boys, Oldham860212
Hulme Grammar, Girls, Oldham585185
Hurstpierpoint College, Hassocks (9/89)5653
Hymers College, Hull865164
Ipswich High School GPDST595123
Ipswich School62675
James Allens Girls School, Dulwich850158
John Lyon School, Harrow490103
Kent College, Canterbury64688
Kimbolton Schools, Cambridgeshire (9/89)6855
King Edwards School at Bath685114
King Edwards School, Birmingham775251
King Edward VI High School, Birmingham560158
King Edward VII School, Lytham645230
King Edward VI School, Norwich761109
King Edward VI School, Southampton944237
King Edwards School, Witley52376
Kings College School, Wimbledon65083
Kings High School for Girls, Warwick985152
Kings School, Bruton (9/89)3333
Kings School, Chester56089
Kings School, Macclesfield1,043154
Kings School, Rochester43851
Kings School, Worcester856166
Kingston Grammar School567149
Kingswood School, Bath48442
Kirkham Grammar School51080
Lady Eleanor Holles School, Hampton81055
La Sagesse Convent School, Newcastle upon Tyne340139
Latymer Upper School, London W61,030308
Laxton School, Peterborough (9/89)1482
Leeds Girls High School946102
Leeds Grammar School1,184197
Leicester Grammar School (9/89)5505
Leighton Park School, Reading (9/89)3605
Leys School, Cambridge37535
Liverpool College700171
Lord Wandsworth College, Basingstoke44082
Name of schoolNumber of pupils on rollNumber of assisted pupils
Lorento Convent Grammar School, Altrincham81960
Loughborough Grammar880125
Loughborough High School52088
Magdalen College School, Oxford500119
Malvern College Group60058
Manchester Grammar School1,460262
Manchester High School965171
Marist Convent Senior School, Ascot (9/89)5001
Maynard School, Exeter530155
Merchant Taylors, Liverpool769203
Merchant Taylors Girls', Liverpool811170
Merchant Taylors, Northwood70068
Mill Hill School54055
Monkton Combe School, Bath34035
Mount Carmel School, Cheshire (9/89)5895
Mount St. Mary's College, Sheffield28352
Mount School, York (9/89)2885
Newcastle Under Lyme School, Staffordshire1,350466
Newcastle Upon Tyne Church High School (9/89)6075
Northampton High School765162
North London Collegiate School, Edgware85083
Norwich High School GPDST835168
Nottingham Girls High School GPDST1,054184
Nottingham High School830134
Notting Hill and Ealing High GPDST768118
Oakham School, Rutland (9/89)9863
Old Palace School, Croydon760184
Oxford High School GPDST65094
Pangbourne College, Reading (9/89)3305
Perse School for Boys, Cambridge48662
Perse School for Girls71066
Plymouth College695187
Pocklington School, York714130
Polam Hall School, Darlington (9/89)4655
Portsmouth Grammar School1,020178
Portsmouth High School GPDST675135
Prior Park College, Bath (9/89)3863
Putney High School GPDST82516
Queen Elizabeth Grammar, Blackburn1,200244
Queen Elizabeth Grammar, Wakefield975153
Queen Elizabeth Hospital School, Bristol480166
Queen Mary School, Lytham700242
Queens College, Taunton61064
Queens College, London W140060
Queens School, Chester57871
Ratcliffe College, Leicestershire42461
Redland High School, Bristol63173
Red Maids School, Bristol475163
Reed's School, Cobham (9/89)3465
Reigate Grammar School87099
Rendcomb College, Cirencester (9/89)2755
Repton School, Derby55945
Rossal School, Fleetwood47645
Royal Grammar School, Guildford800107
Royal Grammar School, Newcastle1,130271
Royal Grammar School, Worcester874257
St. Albans School666121
St. Albans High School for Girls68559
St. Ambrose College, Altrincham64085
St. Anselms College, Birkenhead850184
St. Bede's College, Manchester866220
St. Bees School, Cumbria36782
St. Benedict's School, Ealing58575
St. Catherine's School, Bramley61535
St. Dunstan's College, Catford830153
St. Edmund's College, Ware46359
St. Edward's College, Liverpool850402
St. Felix School, Southwold (9/89)3554
St. George's College, Weybridge60027
St. Helen's School, Northwood88027
Name of schoolNumber of pupils on rollNumber of assisted pupils
St. John's College, Southsea860173
St. John's School, Leatherhead46014
St. Joseph's College, Ipswich73872
St. Joseph's Convent, Reading534102
St. Lawrence College, Ramsgate (9/89)3605
St. Margaret's School, Bushey (9/89)4601
St. Margaret's School, Exeter (9/89)4504
St. Mary's College, Crosby (9/89)804244
St. Mary's Convent, Cambridge55298
St. Mary's Hall, Brighton38652
St. Maurs Convent, Weybridge47057
St. Paul's School, Barnes64082
St. Paul's Girls School, Hammersmith63455
St. Peter's School, York480125
St. Swithun's School, Winchester4060
Salesian College, Farnborough45068
Scarborough College (9/89)3895
School of St. Helen and St. Katherine, Abingdon52080
Sedbergh School, Cumbria49536
Sheffield High School GPDST68381
Shrewsbury High School GPDST57067
Sir William Perkins School, Chertsey49093
Solihull School (9/89)9765
South Hampstead High School GPDST67058
Stamford School95071
Stamford High School1,00683
Stockport Grammar School1,270252
Stonyhurst College, Blackburn43330
Stowe School, Buckingham6084
Streatham Hill and Clapham High GPDST500156
Surbiton High School (9/89)6005
Sutton High School GPDST82168
Sutton Valence School, Maidstone41360
Sydenham High School GPDST650109
Talbot Heath School, Bournemouth597133
Taunton School58551
Tonbridge School6603
Tormead School, Guildford (9/89)5451
Trent College, Derbyshire614129
Trinity School of John Whitgift, Croydon800143
Truro School863115
Truro High School50053
University College School, London NW377068
Upton Hall Convent School600171
Ursuline Convent School, Kent (9/89)3305
Ursuline High School, Ilford410120
Wakefield High School760139
Walthamstow Hall, Sevenoaks53272
Warwick School985136
Wellingborough School83059
Wellington College, Berkshire82932
Wellington School, Somerset798196
Wells Cathedral School58775
West Buckland School, Barnstable53471
Westholme School, Blackburn9515
Westminster School60037
Whitgift School, Croydon900109
William Hulme Grammar School, Manchester790220
Wimbledon High School GPDST70068
Winchester College65921
Wisbech Grammar School566281
Withington Girls School, Manchester56068
Wolverhampton Grammar School635260
Woodbridge School, Suffolk542112
Woodhouse Grove School, Bradford4105
Wycliffe College, Stonehouse32939
Yarm School, Cleveland (9/89)4175

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will list the fees charged in those schools involved in the assisted places scheme.

Schools participating in the assisted places scheme charge assisted pupils the same fees as other pupils. Fee structures are related to pupils' age groups and differ considerably from school to school. Full details of schools' fees can be found in the directories published by the independent schools' associations, copies of which are held in the Library.