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Secondary Education: Admissions

Mr. Laws: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many pupils attended secondary schools in which there were (a) over 1,000, (b) over 1,500, (c) over 2,000 and (d) over 3,000 pupils in each year since 1997. [238352]

Jim Knight: The requested information is given in the following table.

State-funded secondary schools( 1) : number of pupils by size of school( 2) —position as at January 2008
England
Number of:
Total number of schools Schools with 1,000 to 1,499 pupils Pupils in schools with 1,000 to 1,499 Schools with 1,500 to 1,999 Pupils in schools with 1,500 to 1,999 pupils Schools with 2,000 to 2,999 pupils Pupils in schools with 2,000 to 2,999 pupils Schools with 3,000 or more pupils Pupils in schools with 3,000 or more pupils

1997

3,584

1,019

1,215,690

132

218,010

6

12,650

0

0

1998

3,582

1,028

1,230,220

146

241,110

6

12.670

0

0

1999

3,575

1,084

1,295,450

169

278,210

6

12,790

0

0

2000

3,565

1,149

1,379,020

188

311,740

7

14,900

0

0

2001

3,496

1,202

1,448,720

215

358,840

8

17,120

0

0

2002

3,471

1.236

1,491,860

227

377,980

13

27,990

0

0

2003

3,454

1,259

1,522,740

257

427,470

14

30,260

0

0

2004

3,435

1,291

1,569,260

251

418,520

21

44,610

0

0

2005

3.416

1,300

1,575,830

262

436,920

20

43.240

0

0

2006

3,405

1,297

1,574,770

260

435,140

21

45,090

0

0

2007

3,399

1,272

1,540,980

267

445,980

22

47,540

0

0

2008

3,383

1,229

1,488,770

263

439,520

25

53,600

0

0

(1) Includes City Technology Colleges and Academies.
(2) Excludes dually registered pupils.
Note:
Pupil numbers have been rounded to the nearest 10.
Source:
School Census

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Secondary Education: Greater London

Mr. Evennett: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many unfilled secondary school places there were in (a) Bexley and (b) Greater London on the latest date for which figures are available. [238137]

Jim Knight: The Department collects data annually from each local authority on the number of surplus places which exist within maintained schools, as part of the Surplus Places Survey. The most recent data available relate to the position as at January 2008.

At January 2008 the number of unfilled places in maintained secondary schools within Bexley was 1,462 (8 per cent.), and the number of unfilled places within Greater London was 32,132 (7 per cent.).

Secondary Schools: Health Education

Mr. Hollobone: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families if he will publish the letter he sent in September together with the Secretary of State for Health to all secondary schools promoting the Give and Let Live donor education programme; and if he will specify (a) the number of letters which were sent and (b) the date on which the letters were sent. [239229]

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: On 30 September 2008 a letter from the right hon. Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families and the right hon. Secretary of State for Health about raising awareness of the Give and Let Live programme was made available on the Teachernet website and highlighted in an email sent to every secondary school.

The letter can be accessed at the following web address:


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Special Educational Needs

Michael Gove: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many and what proportion of special educational needs pupils had behavioural, emotional and social difficulties in each of the last 10 years for which figures are available. [226437]

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: The number and proportion of special educational needs pupils, whose primary need is behavioural, emotional or social, are shown in table 9 of the following publications.

Statistical First Release: special educational needs in England

2008

http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/rsgateway/DB/SFR/s000794/SEN_NationalTablesFinal.xls

2007

http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/rsgateway/DB/SFR/s000732/sfr20_2007_tables_oh.xls

2006

http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/rsgateway/DB/SFR/s000661/SFR23-2006v2.pdf

2005

http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/rsgateway/DB/SFR/s000584/SFR24-2005.pdf

2004

http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/rsgateway/DB/SFR/s000537/SFR44-2004v4.pdf


The requested information was first collected in 2003, figures prior to 2004 are not readily available.

Tim Loughton: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many children in year (a) six, (b) seven, (c) eight and (d) nine had statemented or non-statemented special educational needs of behavioural, emotional or social difficulties according to the most recent school census. [235585]

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: Information about pupils at School Action Plus and those pupils with a statement of SEN is provided in the following tables.

We do not collect information on the number of pupils by type of need at School Action.


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Maintained primary, state-funded secondary and all special schools: number and percentage of pupils with special educational needs of behavioural, emotional or social difficulties by national curriculum year group, position as at January 2008, England
SEN pupils with special educational needs of behavioural, emotional or social difficulties( 1, 2)
Primary schools( 3) Secondary schools( 3, 4)
School Action Plus Statement of SEN Total School Action Plus Statement of SEN Total
National curriculum year group No. %( 6) No. %( 6) No. %( 6) No. %( 6) No. %( 6) No. %( 6)

Nursery Year 1

40

0.1

(7)

0.0

40

0.1

0

0.0

0

0.0

0

0.0

Nursery Year 2

670

1.3

20

0.3

690

1.2

(7)

0.0

0

0.0

(7)

0.0

Reception

3,200

6.3

200

2.7

3,400

5.8

(7)

0.0

0

0.0

(7)

0.0

1

5,570

10.9

450

6.2

6,010

10.3

10

0.0

0

0.0

10

0.0

2

7,070

13.9

780

10.8

7,850

13.5

10

0.0

(7)

0.0

10

0.0

3

7,960

15.6

1,060

14.6

9,010

15.5

10

0.0

0

0.0

10

0.0

4

8,470

16.6

1,370

18.9

9,840

16.9

20

0.0

(7)

0.0

20

0.0

5

8,630

16.9

1,490

20.6

10,120

17.4

310

0.5

50

0.5

360

0.5

6

9,200

18.1

1,850

25.6

11,050

19.0

420

0.6

80

0.8

500

0.6

7

120

0.2

30

0.3

140

0.2

9,570

14.2

1,930

18.5

11,500

14.8

8

0

0.0

0

0.0

0

0.0

11,310

16.8

1,950

18.8

13,250

17.1

9

0

0.0

0

0.0

0

0.0

13,500

20.1

2,110

20.3

15,610

20.1

10

0

0.0

0

0.0

0

0.0

15,130

225

2,130

20.5

17,260

22.2

11

0

0.0

(7)

0.0

(7)

0.0

15,850

23.6

1,920

18.5

17,770

22.9

12

0

0.0

0

0.0

0

0.0

860

1.3

160

1.6

1,020

1.3

13

0

0.0

0

0.0

0

0.0

270

0.4

50

0.5

320

0.4

14

0

0.0

0

0.0

0

0.0

10

0.0

10

0.1

10

0.0

0

0.0

0

0.0

0

0.0

0

0.0

0

0.0

0

0.0

Unclassified(8)

0

0.0

0

0.0

0

0.0

0

0.0

0

0.0

0

0.0

Total

50,930

100.0

7,230

100.0

58,150

100.0

67,260

100.0

10,380

100.0

77,650

100.0


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