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Teachers: Training

Question for Department for Education

UIN 34, tabled on 27 May 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many final-year physics trainees there were in (a) 2011, (b) 2012, (c) 2013 and (d) 2014; how many such people were awarded qualified teacher status; and how many such people awarded qualified teacher status were in employment within six months.

Answered on

3 June 2015

Initial teacher training performance information for physics courses in the 2010/11, 2011/12 and 2012/13 academic years is provided in the following table. Information for the 2013/14 academic year will be published this autumn.

All trainees

Awarded qualified teacher status

Awarded qualified teacher status and in a teaching post

2010/11

641

526

439

2011/12

787

631

535

2012/13

791

626

536

Figures exclude Teach First.

Source: The National College for Teaching and Leadership Initial Teacher Training Data Management System.