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Primary Education: Teachers

Question for Department for Education

UIN 105292, tabled on 19 October 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many (a) male and (b) female teachers there were in state primary schools in each of the last five years in (i) England, (ii) Greater London and (iii) Bexley.

Answered on

27 October 2020

Information on the number of teachers by gender in state funded primary and secondary schools for both National and Greater London regions can be viewed at: https://explore-education-statistics.service.gov.uk/data-tables/permalink/8017d78a-c356-4a23-9f5d-84837bae3930.

Information on the number of teachers by gender in all state funded schools in the Bexley local authority is available at: https://explore-education-statistics.service.gov.uk/data-tables/permalink/babdd0b6-86b0-4a7c-be31-612a913d2ea1.

The breakdown by school phase is not explicitly summarised in the publication. It can, however, be calculated from the individual school records which are published as part of the Schools Workforce Statistics Collection. This is available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/statistics-school-workforce.