To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many people have been awarded early years teacher status in each year since 2013.
22 March 2018
The Initial Teacher Training (ITT) Census publishes experimental statistics on the number of new entrants to Early Years ITT, including a breakdown by route. Data going back to academic year 2016/17 are available in the latest ITT Census publication, available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/initial-teacher-training-trainee-number-census-2017-to-2018.
The department is unable to provide any data collected prior to the experimental statistics released with the ITT Census on 24 November 2016.