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Classroom Assistants: North East

Volume 501: debated on Wednesday 2 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many full-time equivalent teaching assistants there were in (a) maintained nurseries, (b) primary schools, (c) secondary schools, (d) special schools and (e) pupil referral units in each education authority in the north-east region in each January from 2005 to 2009. (302461)

The following tables provide the full-time equivalent number of teaching assistants employed in local authority maintained schools in each local authority in the North East Government Office Region, in each January from 2005 to 2009 broken down by the phase of education.

Full-time equivalent number of teaching assistants in service in local authority maintained schools1 by phase, coverage: North East Government Office Region, years: January 2005 to 2009

Nursery

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

North East

150

120

150

140

150

Gateshead

*

*

*

*

*

Newcastle upon Tyne

50

40

50

20

30

North Tyneside

10

*

*

*

*

South Tyneside

10

10

10

10

10

Sunderland

50

30

40

40

50

Hartlepool

*

*

*

*

*

Middlesbrough

*

*

*

*

*

Redcar and Cleveland

*

*

*

*

*

Stockton-on-Tees

*

*

*

*

*

Durham

10

20

40

40

50

Darlington

10

10

10

10

*

Northumberland

*

*

*

*

*

Primary

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

North East

4,040

4,180

4,550

5,060

5,130

Gateshead

320

340

370

390

380

Newcastle upon Tyne

440

320

360

370

370

North Tyneside

180

250

260

310

260

South Tyneside

270

280

270

290

320

Sunderland

540

540

640

680

630

Hartlepool

190

180

170

260

280

Middlesbrough

340

330

360

390

420

Redcar and Cleveland

150

220

210

290

290

Stockton-on-Tees

210

240

270

360

370

Durham

730

740

810

860

940

Darlington

160

190

220

250

220

Northumberland

520

550

600

620

660

Secondary

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

North East

1,250

1,480

1,580

1,650

1,800

Gateshead

40

50

50

40

60

Newcastle upon Tyne

110

160

170

170

210

North Tyneside

70

90

100

120

110

South Tyneside

90

100

70

80

80

Sunderland

110

140

150

140

150

Hartlepool

100

80

90

90

100

Middlesbrough

60

70

70

70

100

Redcar and Cleveland

60

90

110

130

140

Stockton-on-Tees

80

100

100

130

140

Durham

160

170

200

200

210

Darlington

50

40

60

50

50

Northumberland

310

380

410

420

440

Special

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

North East

130

140

1,050

1,050

1,170

Gateshead

10

10

90

80

90

Newcastle upon Tyne

10

10

110

100

110

North Tyneside

10

10

110

80

110

South Tyneside

20

10

70

70

70

Sunderland

10

10

120

140

150

Hartlepool

*

10

20

30

30

Middlesbrough

30

30

110

90

110

Redcar and Cleveland

10

20

10

80

100

Stockton-on-Tees

10

10

90

80

100

Durham

10

10

170

160

160

Darlington

10

10

40

40

40

Northumberland

*

*

100

110

120

PRU

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

North East

870

1,010

130

130

150

Gateshead

80

90

10

*

10

Newcastle upon Tyne

90

100

10

10

10

North Tyneside

20

90

*

*

*

South Tyneside

60

70

20

20

10

Sunderland

100

130

10

10

10

Hartlepool

20

40

10

10

*

Middlesbrough

100

90

20

20

30

Redcar and Cleveland

20

50

10

20

30

Stockton-on-Tees

70

70

10

10

10

Durham

180

160

10

20

20

Darlington

40

40

10

10

20

Northumberland

80

90

*

*

*

Total all schools

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

North East

6,430

6,930

7,450

8,030

8,400

Gateshead

450

480

520

510

550

Newcastle upon Tyne

700

620

700

670

720

North Tyneside

290

430

470

520

480

South Tyneside

440

470

440

460

500

Sunderland

810

850

960

1,020

990

Hartlepool

310

310

300

390

410

Middlesbrough

530

520

570

580

650

Redcar and Cleveland

240

380

350

520

550

Stockton-on-Tees

380

430

470

570

610

Durham

1,090

1,100

1,220

1,280

1,370

Darlington

270

300

340

350

320

Northumberland

910

1,040

1,120

1,150

1,230

1 Excludes CTCs and Academies.

* = Zero or less than 5.

Note:

Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

Source:

School Census