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Teachers: Manpower

Volume 481: debated on Monday 27 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many teachers there were per 100 pupils in (a) primary and (b) secondary schools in (i) Chesterfield, (ii) Derbyshire and (iii) England in each year since 1997. (230592)

The following table shows the number of teachers employed per 100 pupils in local authority maintained primary and secondary schools in Chesterfield parliamentary constituency, Derbyshire local authority and England, in January of each year, 1997 to 2008.

FTE teachers per 100 FTE pupils in local authority maintained primary and secondary schools. Years: January 1997 to 2008, Coverage: Chesterfield parliamentary constituency, Derbyshire local authority and England

Primary

Secondary

Chesterfield

Derbyshire

England

Chesterfield

Derbyshire

England

1997

3.7

3.9

4.3

5.7

5.8

6.0

1998

3.7

3.8

4.2

5.5

5.6

5.9

1999

3.8

4.0

4.2

5.5

5.6

5.9

2000

3.9

4.0

4.3

5.6

5.6

5.8

2001

3.9

4.1

4.4

5.7

5.7

5.8

2002

3.8

4.0

4.4

5.5

5.8

5.9

2003

4.0

4.2

4.4

5.8

5.9

5.9

2004

4.0

4.2

4.4

5.8

5.9

5.9

2005

4.2

4.3

4.4

5.9

5.9

6.0

2006

4.4

4.4

4.5

6.0

6.0

6.0

2007

4.5

4.6

4.6

6.0

6.0

6.1

2008

4.5

4.5

4.6

6.1

6.1

6.2

Note:

Excludes academies.

Source:

School Census