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Sixth Form Education

Volume 467: debated on Tuesday 13 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many and what proportion of comprehensive schools have sixth forms. (163628)

The available information is shown in the following table:

Maintained secondary schools, city technology colleges and academies1 as at January 2007, England

Number of schools with sixth form pupils2,3

Percentage of schools with sixth form pupils4

Maintained secondary schools

1,755

52.5

CTCs

10

100.0

Academies

30

65.2

Total

1,795

52.8

1 Includes middle schools as deemed.

2 Based on the number of schools with one or more pupils in national curriculum year groups 12,13 or 14.

3 Includes pupils with both sole and dual main registration.

4 The number of schools with pupils in national curriculum years 12, 13 or 14 expressed as a percentage of all schools of this type.

Source:

School Census