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Classroom Assistants: Primary Education

Question for Department for Education

UIN 112263, tabled on 10 November 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many primary school teaching assistants there were in (a) 2000, (b) 2005, (c) 2010 and (d) 2015.

Answered on

20 November 2017

The following table provides the full-time equivalent number of teaching assistants in service in state funded nursery and primary schools in January 2000, 2005, 2010 and November 2015.

January

November

2000

2005

2010

2015

Teaching Assistants

53,400

97,900

126,300

174,500

Source: School Workforce Census