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Private Education: Oldham

Question for Department for Education

UIN 6721, tabled on 20 July 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to the Cantle Report on education and cohesion in Oldham, published in 2006, how many independent schools have opened since 2010.

Answered on

14 September 2017

Since 1 January 2010, 573 independent schools have opened in England, of which 151 have subsequently closed. Since 1 January 2010, five independent schools have opened in Oldham, all of which are still open.