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Single Sex Education

Volume 497: debated on Monday 12 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many single sex state (a) primary and (b) secondary schools there have been in each year since 1997. (291854)

The requested information is shown in the table.

Maintained primary1 and state-funded secondary1,2: Single sex schools, as at January each year, England

Primary schools

Secondary schools

1997

2

418

1998

2

421

1999

2

417

20003

2

416

2001

3

412

2002

7

413

2003

5

411

20044

6

410

2005

7

413

2006

7

411

2007

7

407

2008

7

404

2009

7

399

1 Includes middle schools as deemed. 2 Includes city technology colleges and academies. 3 In 2000 the intake of four primary schools was not recorded. 4 In 2004 the intake of one primary school was not recorded. Source: School Census and Edubase