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Classroom Assistants: Secondary Education

Question for Department for Education

UIN 112264, tabled on 10 November 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many secondary 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 secondary schools in January 2000, 2005, 2010 and November 2015.

January

November

2000

2005

2010

2015

Teaching Assistants

12,500

30,000

39,900

52,300

Source: School Workforce Census