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Schools: Attendance

Volume 718: debated on Monday 29 March 2010


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many students aged 10 to 18 were in attendance at maintained secondary schools in (a) 1998, and (b) 2009. [HL2834]

Information on the number of pupils aged 16 to 18 at state-funded secondary schools in 1999 and 2009 is shown in the table.

State-Funded Secondary Schools (1)

Number of pupils aged 16 to 18 (2)






School Census

(1) Includes middle deemed secondary schools, city technology colleges and academies.

(2) Includes solely registered pupils only. Includes full and part time pupils. Age as at 31 August prior to the academic year shown.

Figures have been rounded to the nearest 10.