To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many applications from maintained schools to convert to academy status were (a) approved and (b) declined by each regional schools commissioner in 2015.
5 September 2016
The table below shows the total number of applications received in 2015 from Local Authority maintained schools and how many of these were subsequently approved or declined. The information is split by the RSC region in which the schools are located. Please note that the decision to approve or decline may in some instances have been made by ministers.
Total number of applications received in 2015
Number of applications received in 2015 that were approved
Number of applications received in 2015 that were declined
East Midlands & Humber
Lancashire & West Yorkshire
North East London & East
North West London & South Central
South London & South East
A small number of applications received in 2015 have been withdrawn or not yet decided.
The data is correct as at 1 July 2016.