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Classroom Assistants: Mathematics

Volume 462: debated on Wednesday 4 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families pursuant to the answer of 11 June 2007, Official Report, column 783W, on classroom assistants: mathematics, how many placements were provided (a) overall and (b) in mathematics in each financial year since its establishment. (146955)

The following table details the total placements, and maths placements, for the Student Associate scheme in each academic year since it began. The 2006/07 and 2007/08 figures are estimates. For 2006/07 we will not know the final figures until Sept 2007.

Academic year

Total placements

Maths placements

2003/04

4,734

417

2004/05

6,588

841

2005/06

8,640

1,121

2006/07

17,925

11,379

2007/08

8,338

11,483

1 Estimate