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Pupils (Language)

Volume 450: debated on Monday 23 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what proportion of (a) year 5, (b) year 6 and (c) year 7 pupils have English as a second language in (i) Ruislip-Northwood constituency, (ii) each London borough and (iii) England. (92818)

The information requested is shown in the table.

Maintained primary and secondary schools1: number and percentage of pupils in year groups 5, 6 and 7 whose first language is known or believed to be other than English2– all London local authorities, Ruislip-Northwood parliamentary constituency and England, January 2006

Maintained primary1

NC Year Group 5

NC Year Group 6

NC Year Group 7

Number

Percentage3

Number

Percentage3

Number

Percentage3

England4

67,330

12.4

65,360

11.9

1,200

12.9

Ruislip-Northwood parliamentary constituency

121

12.4

108

11.9

0

0.0

London4

30,960

38.8

30,340

38.2

980

52.9

Inner London4

15,040

52.9

14,580

52.1

5

50.0

Camden

809

56.5

764

55.4

6

6

City of London

19

63.3

20

71.4

0

0.0

Hackney

1,207

54.0

1,197

54.9

0

0.0

Hammersmith and Fulham

547

45.4

494

43.2

0

0.0

Haringey

1,484

54.1

1,412

52.9

0

0.0

Islington

760

41.9

741

40.8

0

0.0

Kensington and Chelsea

476

52.2

433

49.3

0

0.0

Lambeth

1,153

47.0

1,127

46.6

6

6

Lewisham

816

30.0

832

29.9

0

0.0

Newham

2,799

72.2

2,617

70.9

0

0.0

Southwark

1,128

39.7

1,192

41.1

6

6

Tower Hamlets

2,015

74.9

2,020

75.1

0

0.0

Wandsworth

859

40.1

773

36.9

0

0.0

Westminster

966

71.2

953

71.9

0

0.0

Outer London4

15,920

31.0

15,770

30.7

980

52.9

Barking and Dagenham

495

21.3

462

20.4

0

0.0

Barnet

1,320

39.4

1,288

38.0

4

57.1

Bexley

231

8.2

233

8.4

0

0.0

Brent

1,665

56.8

1,747

58.3

0

0.0

Bromley

212

6.2

215

6.3

0

0.0

Croydon

879

22.3

850

21.5

0

0.0

Ealing

1,752

53.8

1,696

53.4

0

0.0

Enfield

1,391

38.2

1,276

36.1

6

6

Greenwich

730

27.9

751

28.6

0

0.0

Harrow

1,135

46.7

1,132

46.6

974

53.0

Havering

129

4.7

131

4.6

0

0.0

Hillingdon

813

26.6

831

28.2

0

0.0

Hounslow

1,146

49.1

1,144

48.2

0

0.0

Kingston upon Thames

350

23.6

363

24.4

0

0.0

Merton

537

31.5

548

31.7

0

0.0

Redbridge

1,568

50.2

1,542

48.6

0

0.0

Richmond upon Thames

247

15.5

252

15.4

0

0.0

Sutton

201

10.4

223

11.3

0

0.0

Waltham Forest

1,121

41.7

1,083

40.3

0

0.0

Maintained secondary1

NC Year Group 5

NC Year Group 6

NC Year Group 7

Number

Percentage3

Number

Percentage3

Number

Percentage3

England4

700

2.9

890

3.3

54,310

9.7

Ruislip-Northwood parliamentary constituency

0

0.0

0

0.0

95

11.2

London4

5

22.2

10

26.3

23,650

33.3

Inner London4

5

22.2

10

27.8

10,750

48.1

Camden

0

0.0

0

0.0

594

38.9

City of London

0

0.0

0

0.0

0

0.0

Hackney

0

0.0

0

0.0

576

47.6

Hammersmith and Fulham

4

22.2

4

23.5

369

35.2

Haringey

0

0.0

0

0.0

1,036

50.7

Islington

0

0.0

0

0.0

686

44.4

Kensington and Chelsea

0

0.0

0

0.0

258

42.7

Lambeth

0

0.0

0

0.0

581

38.9

Lewisham

0

0.0

6

6

480

25.7

Newham

0

0.0

0

0.0

2,246

64.7

Southwark

0

0.0

0

0.0

857

46.6

Tower Hamlets

0

0.0

0

0.0

1,795

69.8

Wandsworth

0

0.0

0

0.0

571

33.0

Westminster

0

0.0

0

0.0

705

50.3

Outer London4

0

0.0

0

0.0

12,890

26.5

Barking and Dagenham

0

0.0

0

0.0

449

19.8

Barnet

0

0.0

0

0.0

1,022

32.6

Bexley

0

0.0

0

0.0

211

6.7

Brent

0

0.0

0

0.0

1,410

53.2

Bromley

0

0.0

0

0.0

153

4.3

Croydon

0

0.0

0

0.0

622

17.4

Ealing

0

0.0

0

0.0

1,301

48.8

Enfield

0

0.0

0

0.0

1,422

38.5

Greenwich

0

0.0

0

0.0

502

23.0

Harrow

0

0.0

0

0.0

24

8.0

Havering

0

0.0

0

0.0

107

3.4

Hillingdon

0

0.0

0

0.0

721

26.4

Hounslow

0

0.0

0

0.0

1,300

48.9

Kingston upon Thames

0

0.0

0

0.0

247

17.3

Merton

0

0.0

0

0.0

420

26.6

Redbridge

0

0.0

0

0.0

1,400

44.5

Richmond upon Thames

0

0.0

0

0.0

209

15.0

Sutton

0

0.0

0

0.0

270

10.1

Waltham Forest

0

0.0

0

0.0

1,104

41.0

1 Includes middle schools as deemed

2 Includes pupils aged five and over. Excludes dually registered pupils.

3 Number of pupils whose first language is known or believed to be other than English expressed as a percentage of all pupils in that year group.

4 National and regional totals have been rounded to the nearest 10. There may be discrepancies between totals and the sum of constituent parts.

5 Less than five (where the totals have been rounded to the nearest 10.

6 Less than three or a rate based on less than 3.

Source:

Schools’ Census