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Classroom Assistants

Question for Department for Education

UIN 68292, tabled on 16 March 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many full-time equivalent classroom teachers were employed in schools in (a) Batley and Spen constituency, (b) West Yorkshire and (c) England in each of the last seven years.

Answered on

23 March 2017

The following table provides the number of full time equivalent classroom teachers in service in state funded schools in Batley and Spen constituency, West Yorkshire and England in each year from November 2010 to November 2015.

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Batley and Spen

770

770

820

840

840

850

West Yorkshire

16,820

16,290

16,800

16,470

17,030

17,340

England

375,260

371,670

379,340

385,460

388,650

387,690

Source: School Workforce Census

Notes:

Figures are rounded to the nearest 10 FTE classroom teachers.

In 2011, two schools in the Batley and Spen did not provide data on teachers, so figures are not comparable with other years.