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Primary Education

Volume 506: debated on Wednesday 3 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families with reference to the answer of 29 October 2009, Official Report, column 596W, on primary education, how many schools in each (a) region and (b) local authority area there were in each category in each year. (318587)

[holding answer 25 February 2010]: The information requested is shown in the following table.

Number of maintained primary schools with over 800 pupils1 1997 and 2009—England

Number of schools

1997

England

11

North West

3

Lancashire

1

Wirral

2

West Midlands

1

Dudley

1

London

7

Outer London

7

Enfield

1

Newham

6

2009

England

16

North West

1

Sefton

1

West Midlands

1

Birmingham

1

London

13

Inner London

1

Lambeth

1

Outer London

12

Barking and Dagenham

1

Bromley

1

Enfield

2

Hillingdon

1

Newham

4

Redbridge

2

Waltham Forest

1

South East

1

East Sussex

1

1 Headcount of sole registered pupils.

Source:

School Census