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School Sixth Forms

Volume 404: debated on Wednesday 30 April 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many schools have (a) opened and (b) closed sixth forms since 1997. [110108]

The information requested is not collected centrally. The Annual Schools' Census can be used to estimate the number of schools with a sixth form and this information is shown in the table.

Maintained secondary schools: number of schools with a sixth form 1997–2002
Position in January each year1Number of schools with a sixth form
1 A school is considered to have a sixth form if it has eight or more 16 year old pupils and eight or more 17 year old pupils (age as at 31 August)