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Schools: Manpower

Volume 497: debated on Monday 12 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many full-time equivalent (a) teachers, (b) teaching assistants and (c) support staff there were in local education authority schools in Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath constituency on the latest date for which figures are available. (291441)

The following table provides the full-time equivalent number of teachers, teaching assistants and support staff in service in local authority maintained schools in Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath constituency in January 2009, the latest information available.

Full-time equivalent teachers, teaching assistants and support staff in local authority maintained schools1, January 2009, Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath constituency

Number

Teachers2

1,660

Teaching assistants

900

Support staff3

1,380

1 Excludes academies and city technology colleges.2 Includes qualified and unqualified teachers. 3 Includes teaching assistants. Note:Figures are rounded to the nearest 10. Source: School Census