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Schools: Admissions

Volume 493: debated on Tuesday 2 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many schools in England have fewer than 30 pupils; and if he will make a statement. (276884)

The requested information is shown in the table.

Schools with fewer than 30 pupils1. As at January 2009 (provisional)—England

All schools

Schools with fewer than 30 pupils

Maintained nursery

437

5

Maintained primary2

17,041

133

State-funded secondary2,3

3,347

0

Maintained special4

984

58

Non-maintained special

72

12

Pupil referral units

456

297

Independent

2,348

479

1 Includes solely registered pupils and pupils with other providers (PRUs only).

2 Includes middle schools as deemed.

3 Includes CTCs and academies.

4 Includes general hospital schools.

Source:School Census