To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills pursuant to the answer of 20 February 2007, Official Report, column 705W, on language courses, how many schools published in the secondary school achievement and attainment tables are (a) special schools and (b) independent schools.
The information can be found in the following table.
|Number of schools published in 2006 secondary (key stage 4) achievement and attainment tables, by institution type|
|Institution type||Number of schools|
|City technology colleges||11|
|Community special schools||752|
|Foundation special schools||13|
|Independent special schools||82|
|Non-maintained special schools||66|
|Voluntary aided schools||523|
|Voluntary controlled schools||91|
Of the 5,039 schools published in the 2006 secondary (key stage 4) achievement and attainment tables on
(a) 913 were special schools (including community special schools, foundation special schools, independent special schools and non-maintained special schools) and
(b) 1,091 were independent schools (including independent mainstream and independent special schools i.e. independent special schools have been included in both groups).