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Faith Schools

Question for Department for Education

UIN 62249, tabled on 30 January 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate her Department has made of the number of faith schools that were opened in 2015; and where each of those schools are situated.

Answered on

6 February 2017

In the 2015 calendar year, 14 new state-funded mainstream schools opened in England. The table below gives a breakdown of this number by local authority.

Local Authority

Total faith schools opened in 2015 calendar year

Birmingham

2

Plymouth

1

Hillingdon

1

Hounslow

1

Norfolk

1

Staffordshire

1

Kingston upon Thames

1

Manchester

1

Slough

1

Lancashire

1

Stockton-on-Tees

1

Derby

1

Buckinghamshire

1

England Total

14

Source Edubase