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Secondary Schools (Wellingborough)

Volume 447: debated on Tuesday 13 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what estimate he has made of the number of (a) secondary school and (b) primary school aged children taught at home in (i) Northamptonshire and (ii) Wellingborough in the most recent year for which figures are available. (75301)

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many pupils there were in each year group in the (a) Wrenn, (b) Sir Christopher Hatton and (c) Weavers secondary schools in Wellingborough in the most recent period for which figures are available; and what the maximum admission number is for each group in each school. (75302)

The number of pupils in each year group for each school is given in the table.

Information about the published admission numbers of schools is not collected centrally. Northamptonshire county council has informed us that the admission numbers for each school is as follows:

School

Number of admissions

Wrenn School

250

Sir Christopher Hatton School

208

Weavers School

1246

1 Northamptonshire county council has provided an additional year 9 class at Weavers School and so there are 376 places available in that year.

Number of pupils by national curriculum year group1, as at January 20062

Headcount

Year group

Weavers School

Sir Christopher Hatton School

Wrenn School

7

163

208

252

8

185

202

251

9

252

207

249

10

190

202

252

11

186

200

249

12

45

88

98

13

33

70

84

Total

1,054

1,177

1,435

1 Excludes dually registered pupils.

2 Provisional.

Source:

Schools' Census