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Head Teachers: Age

Volume 496: debated on Tuesday 1 September 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what the average age of headteachers in maintained schools was at the most recent date for which figures are available. (288343)

In March 2008, the latest period for which information is available, the average age of full-time head teachers in service in local authority maintained schools in England was 50. This figure is from the Database of Teacher Records and is provisional.