I refer the hon. Member to the following link
to Statistical First Release “Schools and Pupils in England: January 2007 (Final)”. Table 8 gives the information requested for the most recent year; figures for earlier years are available in equivalent publications for those years.
The earliest year for which this information is available electronically is 1998. Figures for this year can be found in volume ‘Schools in England 1998’, which is available via the following link:
Copies of these publications are available in the Libraries of the House. Further information can be provided only at disproportionate costs.