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Schools

Volume 503: debated on Thursday 7 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many (a) primary and (b) secondary schools were (i) opened and (ii) closed in each region in each year since 1997. (305058)

The information is provided in the following tables.

Source:

EduBase 2

Phase of education and year of opening

Middle Deemed Primary

Primary

Government Office Region

1997

2002

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

Grand total

East Midlands

3

2

7

3

26

9

2

10

8

8

11

10

1

100

East of England

4

6

6

16

13

8

13

11

11

8

24

13

5

138

London

1

1

1

1

11

20

21

16

22

14

16

9

7

7

8

6

4

165

North East

4

5

3

6

3

10

10

7

6

14

4

5

3

80

North West

13

11

16

7

17

23

20

15

16

10

16

12

7

183

South East

11

2

14

12

16

9

12

21

13

13

19

18

4

164

South West

1

1

1

1

1

4

13

15

15

10

4

9

5

17

18

13

12

12

152

West Midlands

7

8

13

16

8

8

12

17

17

13

31

4

11

165

Yorkshire and the Humber

6

3

9

13

8

15

10

11

12

8

15

5

6

121

Grand total

1

1

1

1

2

1

2

63

70

104

104

123

100

104

106

107

99

141

85

53

1,268

Phase of education and year of opening

MDS

Secondary

Government Office Region

2001

2004

2006

2008

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

Grand total

East Midlands

1

1

3

1

1

3

1

11

East of England

1

1

1

1

1

1

3

3

12

London

2

2

8

3

3

4

1

2

1

1

2

29

North East

1

1

1

2

2

2

1

1

1

12

North West

2

1

1

4

3

2

1

3

3

9

3

1

6

39

South East

1

2

2

3

1

3

2

2

1

2

1

20

South West

1

2

2

1

1

1

3

2

13

West Midlands

2

1

1

3

1

5

1

14

Yorkshire and the Humber

1

1

3

3

1

2

2

13

Grand total

2

1

1

1

9

7

18

15

21

12

9

11

8

17

19

1

11

163

MDS = Middle Deemed Secondary Schools

Phase of education and year of closures

Middle Deemed Primary

Government Office Region

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

East Midlands

East of England

1

12

3

London

3

1

1

1

1

North East

North West

South East

2

3

3

3

1

8

5

South West

2

1

1

4

1

1

West Midlands

1

1

Yorkshire and the Humber

2

Grand total

4

3

3

6

4

3

9

5

2

13

10

Primary

Government Office Region

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

Grand total

East Midlands

8

4

7

7

38

16

11

11

28

18

27

30

10

215

East of England

2

16

7

23

29

13

27

20

25

11

35

27

5

256

London

30

38

41

26

37

27

30

23

12

14

19

15

18

337

North East

9

13

7

12

12

22

21

17

14

26

13

20

10

196

North West

53

33

43

21

43

62

42

41

49

41

39

42

20

529

South East

24

7

21

15

28

17

16

28

22

37

33

34

7

314

South West

8

37

19

24

13

14

12

12

32

35

34

24

27

301

West Midlands

20

15

30

31

21

22

25

39

36

36

48

11

24

360

Yorkshire and the Humber

14

8

19

23

23

31

24

26

24

28

32

18

14

286

Grand total

168

171

194

182

244

224

208

217

242

246

280

221

135

2,794

Phase of education and year of closure

Middle Deemed Secondary

Government Office Region

1997

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

East Midlands

2

9

15

East of England

3

1

London

2

North East

3

2

5

1

2

3

2

4

3

North West

South East

10

5

2

South West

3

5

West Midlands

4

1

11

1

Yorkshire and the Humber

7

57

1

Grand total

9

60

18

7

11

21

8

3

11

11

5

Secondary

Government Office Region

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

Grand total

East Midlands

4

1

8

3

6

1

4

6

1

8

10

78

East of England

2

3

2

2

1

3

5

9

5

10

46

London

1

6

1

4

3

3

6

7

6

8

7

54

North East

2

3

2

4

5

5

4

2

7

59

North West

2

6

9

7

5

2

4

5

16

8

16

22

102

South East

1

3

4

3

4

3

3

1

2

1

7

8

12

69

South West

4

4

1

3

1

1

3

4

5

34

West Midlands

3

4

3

2

1

4

10

7

9

60

Yorkshire and the Humber

1

1

3

4

4

1

4

2

6

8

3

14

116

Grand total

8

16

32

27

30

27

23

21

18

40

55

61

96

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