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Supply Teachers (Buckinghamshire)

Volume 403: debated on Tuesday 8 April 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many supply teachers are working in Buckinghamshire; and what percentage supply teachers represent of the total number of teachers in Buckinghamshire expressed as full-time equivalents. [106985]

The table shows the full-time equivalent (FTE) number of regular teachers and number of occasional teachers in service in the maintained schools sector in Buckinghamshire in January 2002.

Number of teachers
Regular teachers14,030
Occasional teachers2120
All teachers4,150
Occasional teachers as percentage of all teachers3%

1 All teachers (FTE) on contracts of a month or more in service on the survey date (17 January 2002).

2 Teachers on contracts of less than one month in service for the whole of the day on the survey date.


Teacher numbers rounded to nearest 10.


DfES annual 618G survey.