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Academies: Free School Meals

Volume 470: debated on Thursday 10 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what his latest estimate is of the proportion of children known to be eligible for free school meals in each academy and its predecessor school for each year from 2000-01 to 2007-08; and if he will make a statement. (163311)

The proportion of pupils known to be eligible for free school meals in each open academy and in their predecessor school(s) is given in the following table:

Percentage FSM for whole school

School name

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

The Business Academy Bexley

41.9

37.0

38.2

38.5

39.2

Abbey Primary School

32.1

37.8

38.2

44.5

Southlake Primary School

46.9

42.3

44.1

40.7

Thamesmead Community College

48.8

46.1

Greig City Academy

43.5

46.5

44.6

37.7

37.4

St. David and St. Katharine CofE Secondary School

32.1

40.5

Unity City Academy

49.1

49.6

48.6

44.1

45.0

Langbaurgh School

56.2

56.2

Keldholme School

57.1

46.8

City of London Academy (Southwark)

24.9

27.4

35.4

36.5

The Academy at Peckham

60.0

65.8

63.9

50.8

Warwick Park School

82.8

66.3

63.5

Capital City Academy

40.7

34.4

34.2

34.9

Willesden High School

38.9

42.5

43.4

West London Academy

43.5

45.1

43.3

40.6

Northolt Primary School

34.7

31.7

39.0

37.7

The Compton High School and Sports College

44.9

40.3

42.6

n/a

Walsall Academy

27.1

18.4

13.7

12.0

T P Riley Community School

53.7

53.0

52.2

Manchester Academy

50.7

61.8

60.5

51.2

Dude High School

76.9

71.7

63.0

The City Academy Bristol

39.3

41.2

46.1

39.7

St. George Community College

37.1

33.4

37.8

The King’s Academy

37.5

33.2

29.7

26.3

Coulby Newham School

33.6

33.1

32.6

Brackenhoe School

55.7

53.7

56.4

Djanogly City Academy Nottingham

33.3

34.2

29.4

32.7

Forest Comprehensive School

60.1

59.4

n/a

Djanogly City Technology College

0.0

30.8

34.5

Mossbourne Community Academy

37.6

45.6

40.6

Lambeth Academy

n/a

n/a

43.0

London Academy

44.5

44.2

43.0

The Edgware School

45.2

41.3

39.8

39.1

Stockley Academy

44.2

44.4

40.8

Evelyns School

37.7

33.2

44.9

42.4

Northampton Academy

20.5

17.9

16.3

Lings Upper School

27.6

30.3

35.1

28.5

St. Pauls Academy

25.0

25.6

St. Paul's Catholic School

25.1

24.4

27.7

24.2

26.3

Haberdashers’ Aske’s Hatcham College

15.1

17.5

Haberdashers’ Aske’s Hatcham College

18.8

15.7

12.9

12.0

14.1

Haberdashers’ Aske’s Knights Academy

44.9

44.1

Malory School

57.8

57.5

50.2

55.5

53.7

The Harefield Academy

20.4

17.4

John Penrose School

18.5

22.3

17.8

18.9

21.2

The Academy of St. Francis of Assisi

47.4

47.2

Our Lady’s Catholic High School

66.1

64.6

62.4

55.9

55.2

Salford City Academy

29.3

18.0

Canon Williamson CofE High School

35.1

31.1

29.9

31.2

29.5

Trinity Academy

22.0

16.4

Thorne Grammar School

24.5

21.1

20.7

20.5

21.6

Dixons City Academy

8.4

7.2

Dixons City Technology College

5.9

6.9

6.4

6.6

8.0

Macmillan Academy

24.8

25.8

Macmillan Academy

23.9

24.5

21.3

18.1

22.6

The Marlowe Academy

34.6

31.5

The Ramsgate School

36.2

37.1

34.0

31.2

35.7

The Petchey Academy

47.8

Burlington Danes Academy

20.6

Burlington Danes CofE School

34.8

35.2

38.3

39.2

37.3

37.4

Harris Academy Bermondsey

60.6

Aylwin Girls’ School

51.4

64.8

61.3

62.5

65.5

63.1

Harris Girls’ Academy East Dulwich

40.6

Waverley School

56.0

51.0

54.3

50.9

52.2

54.2

Paddington Academy

54.7

North Westminster Community School

48.8

45.1

47.1

46.9

45.3

42.6

Westminster Academy

40.7

North Westminster Community School

48.8

45.1

47.1

46.9

45.3

42.6

Harris Academy Merton

30.0

Tamworth Manor High School

19.7

20.3

20.6

17.7

21.9

24.2

St. Marks Church of England Academy

27.1

Mitcham Vale School

n/a

n/a

26.1

24.8

26.6

27.0

Walthamstow Academy

31.7

The McEntee School

42.8

39.4

62.6

56.4

51.6

53.6

Sandwell Academy

14.4

Grace Academy

29.6

Whitesmore School

31.5

27.4

27.9

30.1

27.4

28.6

North Liverpool Academy

41.1

Anfield Community Comprehensive School

40.3

40.9

41.4

39.9

41.0

40.4

Breckfield Community Comprehensive School

60.4

67.1

68.1

56.1

58.9

60.5

The Barnsley Academy

37.5

The Elmhurst School

52.7

52.6

51.4

50.1

50.3

52.6

Sheffield Park Academy

36.3

Waltheof School

48.5

47.9

47.8

44.3

40.7

39.8

Sheffield Springs Academy

34.9

Myrtle Springs School

42.8

40.3

41.9

36.9

31.5

34.9

David Young Community Academy

42.1

Braim Wood Boys’ High School

34.2

39.0

40.2

42.1

39.7

41.7

Agnes Stewart Church of England High School

42.2

45.0

46.6

45.1

43.7

49.4

Landau Forte College

11.2

Landau Forte College

7.8

7.8

8.2

8.8

10.0

10.7

John Madejski Academy

30.4

Thamesbridge College

30.2

36.2

31.8

39.5

34.6

31.0

The Gateway Academy

36.2

The Gateway Community College

32.3

30.9

35.2

The Bridge Academy Hackney1

St. Mary Magdalene Academy1

St. Mary Magdalene CofE Primary School

35.1

44.6

39.0

41.0

41.1

36.9

n/a

St. Matthew Academy1

St. Joseph’s Academy

39.1

35.6

27.6

32.9

26.7

24.4

n/a

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School

36.3

21.6

18.8

25.9

35.4

26.4

n/a

Walworth Academy1

Walworth School

50.9

42.5

39.4

53.1

48.9

37.3

35.8

St. Michael and All Angels CofE Academy1

Archbishop Michael Ramsey Technology College

63.4

58.3

52.7

56.3

51.0

50.1

n/a

Bacon's1

Bacon's College

33.2

n/a

32.4

25.6

25.8

28.1

31.6

Ashcroft Technology Academy

ADT College

25.1

24.8

22.8

22.6

23.7

23.9

24.7

King Solomon Academy1

Harris Academy South Norwood1

Stanley Technical High School for Boys

21.0

24.3

27.7

25.1

29.7

28.8

n/a

Harris City Academy Crystal Palace

Harris City Technology College

20.6

18.7

17.4

17.8

14.8

13.4

11.4

Oasis Academy Enfield1

Shireland Collegiate Academy1

Shireland Language College

38.4

39.2

42.4

43.6

39.8

41.7

40.6

George Salter Collegiate Academy1

George Salter High School

33.4

37.1

35.2

21.1

23.1

27.9

26.9

Belvedere Academy2

The Belvedere School GDST

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

William Hulme’s Grammar School2

William Hulme's Grammar School

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

St. Anne's Academy1

The Queen Elizabeth School

37.3

39.4

45.9

47.9

42.5

50.5

43.3

Stockport Academy1

Avondale High School

35.3

35.3

34.2

33.4

32.4

31.4

30.3

Bradford Academy1

Bradford Cathedral Community College

47.8

40.2

40.5

44.5

48.9

53.2

n/a

Bristol Brunei Academy1

Speedwell Technology College

21.1

20.7

25.0

22.1

22.0

20.8

21.2

John Cabot Academy

John Cabot City Technology College

9.6

9.7

10.3

9.2

7.9

7.4

7.5

Oasis Academy Immingham1

The Immingham School

22.9

19.8

21.7

20.0

18.5

17.7

17.4

Oasis Academy Wintringham1

Wintringham School

34.7

37.1

35.9

36.1

39.5

40.0

36.8

Havelock Academy1

Havelock School

40.6

37.3

35.5

35.7

35.3

35.4

29.0

Barnfield West Academy Luton1

Halyard High School

32.0

29.0

27.7

24.7

30.8

30.5

26.0

Barnfield South Academy Luton1

South Luton High School

48.0

46.7

40.7

37.5

32.9

34.5

30.5

Eastbourne Church of England Academy1

Eastbourne Comprehensive School

25.9

26.7

32.0

32.9

28.1

27.5

26.9

The Samworth Enterprise Academy1

Southfields Infant School

68.2

60.1

65.9

61.0

61.5

46.4

51.4

Newry Junior School

62.6

61.2

63.3

61.4

63.7

61.1

53.2

Swindon Academy1

Headlands

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

23.7

25.2

Pinehurst Junior School

35.0

38.2

33.1

33.9

29.8

27.5

33.1

Pinehurst Infants’ School

40.7

40.9

40.0

38.8

29.1

31.0

30.7

Thomas Deacon Academy1

Hereward Community College

37.1

39.6

35.3

35.7

38.6

43.6

33.4

Deacon's School

22.8

15.8

14.8

15.7

13.1

13.5

13.9

John Mansfield School

30.6

27.0

23.9

26.9

25.8

27.1

22.7

Folkestone Academy1

The Channel School

40.4

32.0

30.6

29.5

26.9

31.0

25.5

Marsh Academy1

Southlands Community Comprehensive School

15.8

12.8

11.7

10.1

7.5

6.5

8.7

Leigh Technology Academy

The Leigh City Technology College

6.3

5.3

58

5.5

4.8

6.7

6.6

Spires Academy1

Montgomery School

20.7

23.6

21.0

16.8

12.6

14.8

12.8

New Line Learning Academy1

Oldborough Manor Community School

43.6

39.7

38.1

37.9

32.6

33.5

35.9

Senacre Technology College

19.5

18.0

24.0

26.5

26.5

24.8

25.2

Cornwallis Academy1

The Cornwallis School

7.7

4.8

5.0

5.2

4.5

3.6

3.8

Madeley Academy1

Madeley Court School

37.5

37.7

39.2

37.2

33.9

29.8

30.5

North Oxfordshire Academy1

Drayton School

18.7

17.9

20.1

20.1

16.8

17.3

14.7

1 Academy opened in 2007.

2 Former Independent day school opened as academy in 2007—no figures available.

Note:

Information on Academies in italic with predecessor school information given immediately below each relevant academy.

Source:

2007 School Census returns