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Academies: Free School Meals

Children, Schools and Families written question – answered on 10th January 2008.

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Photo of David Laws David Laws Shadow Secretary of State (Children, Schools and Families)

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what his latest estimate is of the proportion of children known to be eligible for free school meals in each academy and its predecessor school for each year from 2000-01 to 2007-08; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Jim Knight Jim Knight Minister of State (Schools and Learners), Department for Children, Schools and Families, Minister of State (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Schools and Learners)

The proportion of pupils known to be eligible for free school meals in each open academy and in their predecessor school(s) is given in the following table:

Percentage FSM for whole school
School name 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
The Business Academy Bexley 41.9 37.0 38.2 38.5 39.2
Abbey Primary School 32.1 37.8 38.2 44.5
Southlake Primary School 46.9 42.3 44.1 40.7
Thamesmead Community College 48.8 46.1
Greig City Academy 43.5 46.5 44.6 37.7 37.4
St. David and St. Katharine CofE Secondary School 32.1 40.5
Unity City Academy 49.1 49.6 48.6 44.1 45.0
Langbaurgh School 56.2 56.2
Keldholme School 57.1 46.8
City of London Academy (Southwark) 24.9 27.4 35.4 36.5
The Academy at Peckham 60.0 65.8 63.9 50.8
Warwick Park School 82.8 66.3 63.5
Capital City Academy 40.7 34.4 34.2 34.9
Willesden High School 38.9 42.5 43.4
West London Academy 43.5 45.1 43.3 40.6
Northolt Primary School 34.7 31.7 39.0 37.7
The Compton High School and Sports College 44.9 40.3 42.6 n/a
Walsall Academy 27.1 18.4 13.7 12.0
T P Riley Community School 53.7 53.0 52.2
Manchester Academy 50.7 61.8 60.5 51.2
Dude High School 76.9 71.7 63.0
The City Academy Bristol 39.3 41.2 46.1 39.7
St. George Community College 37.1 33.4 37.8
The King's Academy 37.5 33.2 29.7 26.3
Coulby Newham School 33.6 33.1 32.6
Brackenhoe School 55.7 53.7 56.4
Djanogly City Academy Nottingham 33.3 34.2 29.4 32.7
Forest Comprehensive School 60.1 59.4 n/a
Djanogly City Technology College 0.0 30.8 34.5
Mossbourne Community Academy 37.6 45.6 40.6
Lambeth Academy n/a n/a 43.0
London Academy 44.5 44.2 43.0
The Edgware School 45.2 41.3 39.8 39.1
Stockley Academy 44.2 44.4 40.8
Evelyns School 37.7 33.2 44.9 42.4
Northampton Academy 20.5 17.9 16.3
Lings Upper School 27.6 30.3 35.1 28.5
St. Pauls Academy 25.0 25.6
St. Paul's Catholic School 25.1 24.4 27.7 24.2 26.3
Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College 15.1 17.5
Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College 18.8 15.7 12.9 12.0 14.1
Haberdashers' Aske's Knights Academy 44.9 44.1
Malory School 57.8 57.5 50.2 55.5 53.7
The Harefield Academy 20.4 17.4
John Penrose School 18.5 22.3 17.8 18.9 21.2
The Academy of St. Francis of Assisi 47.4 47.2
Our Lady's Catholic High School 66.1 64.6 62.4 55.9 55.2
Salford City Academy 29.3 18.0
Canon Williamson CofE High School 35.1 31.1 29.9 31.2 29.5
Trinity Academy 22.0 16.4
Thorne Grammar School 24.5 21.1 20.7 20.5 21.6
Dixons City Academy 8.4 7.2
Dixons City Technology College 5.9 6.9 6.4 6.6 8.0
Macmillan Academy 24.8 25.8
Macmillan Academy 23.9 24.5 21.3 18.1 22.6
The Marlowe Academy 34.6 31.5
The Ramsgate School 36.2 37.1 34.0 31.2 35.7
The Petchey Academy 47.8
Burlington Danes Academy 20.6
Burlington Danes CofE School 34.8 35.2 38.3 39.2 37.3 37.4
Harris Academy Bermondsey 60.6
Aylwin Girls' School 51.4 64.8 61.3 62.5 65.5 63.1
Harris Girls' Academy East Dulwich 40.6
Waverley School 56.0 51.0 54.3 50.9 52.2 54.2
Paddington Academy 54.7
North Westminster Community School 48.8 45.1 47.1 46.9 45.3 42.6
Westminster Academy 40.7
North Westminster Community School 48.8 45.1 47.1 46.9 45.3 42.6
Harris Academy Merton 30.0
Tamworth Manor High School 19.7 20.3 20.6 17.7 21.9 24.2
St. Marks Church of England Academy 27.1
Mitcham Vale School n/a n/a 26.1 24.8 26.6 27.0
Walthamstow Academy 31.7
The McEntee School 42.8 39.4 62.6 56.4 51.6 53.6
Sandwell Academy 14.4
Grace Academy 29.6
Whitesmore School 31.5 27.4 27.9 30.1 27.4 28.6
North Liverpool Academy 41.1
Anfield Community Comprehensive School 40.3 40.9 41.4 39.9 41.0 40.4
Breckfield Community Comprehensive School 60.4 67.1 68.1 56.1 58.9 60.5
The Barnsley Academy 37.5
The Elmhurst School 52.7 52.6 51.4 50.1 50.3 52.6
Sheffield Park Academy 36.3
Waltheof School 48.5 47.9 47.8 44.3 40.7 39.8
Sheffield Springs Academy 34.9
Myrtle Springs School 42.8 40.3 41.9 36.9 31.5 34.9
David Young Community Academy 42.1
Braim Wood Boys' High School 34.2 39.0 40.2 42.1 39.7 41.7
Agnes Stewart Church of England High School 42.2 45.0 46.6 45.1 43.7 49.4
Landau Forte College 11.2
Landau Forte College 7.8 7.8 8.2 8.8 10.0 10.7
John Madejski Academy 30.4
Thamesbridge College 30.2 36.2 31.8 39.5 34.6 31.0
The Gateway Academy 36.2
The Gateway Community College 32.3 30.9 35.2
The Bridge Academy Hackney( 1)
St. Mary Magdalene Academy( 1)
St. Mary Magdalene CofE Primary School 35.1 44.6 39.0 41.0 41.1 36.9 n/a
St. Matthew Academy( 1)
St. Joseph's Academy 39.1 35.6 27.6 32.9 26.7 24.4 n/a
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School 36.3 21.6 18.8 25.9 35.4 26.4 n/a
Walworth Academy( 1)
Walworth School 50.9 42.5 39.4 53.1 48.9 37.3 35.8
St. Michael and All Angels CofE Academy( 1)
Archbishop Michael Ramsey Technology College 63.4 58.3 52.7 56.3 51.0 50.1 n/a
Bacon's( 1)
Bacon's College 33.2 n/a 32.4 25.6 25.8 28.1 31.6
Ashcroft Technology Academy
ADT College 25.1 24.8 22.8 22.6 23.7 23.9 24.7
King Solomon Academy( 1)
Harris Academy South Norwood( 1)
Stanley Technical High School for Boys 21.0 24.3 27.7 25.1 29.7 28.8 n/a
Harris City Academy Crystal Palace
Harris City Technology College 20.6 18.7 17.4 17.8 14.8 13.4 11.4
Oasis Academy Enfield( 1)
Shireland Collegiate Academy( 1)
Shireland Language College 38.4 39.2 42.4 43.6 39.8 41.7 40.6
George Salter Collegiate Academy( 1)
George Salter High School 33.4 37.1 35.2 21.1 23.1 27.9 26.9
Belvedere Academy( 2)
The Belvedere School GDST n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
William Hulme's Grammar School( 2)
William Hulme's Grammar School n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
St. Anne's Academy(1)
The Queen Elizabeth School 37.3 39.4 45.9 47.9 42.5 50.5 43.3
Stockport Academy( 1)
Avondale High School 35.3 35.3 34.2 33.4 32.4 31.4 30.3
Bradford Academy( 1)
Bradford Cathedral Community College 47.8 40.2 40.5 44.5 48.9 53.2 n/a
Bristol Brunei Academy( 1)
Speedwell Technology College 21.1 20.7 25.0 22.1 22.0 20.8 21.2
John Cabot Academy
John Cabot City Technology College 9.6 9.7 10.3 9.2 7.9 7.4 7.5
Oasis Academy Immingham( 1)
The Immingham School 22.9 19.8 21.7 20.0 18.5 17.7 17.4
Oasis Academy Wintringham( 1)
Wintringham School 34.7 37.1 35.9 36.1 39.5 40.0 36.8
Havelock Academy( 1)
Havelock School 40.6 37.3 35.5 35.7 35.3 35.4 29.0
Barnfield West Academy Luton( 1)
Halyard High School 32.0 29.0 27.7 24.7 30.8 30.5 26.0
Barnfield South Academy Luton( 1)
South Luton High School 48.0 46.7 40.7 37.5 32.9 34.5 30.5
Eastbourne Church of England Academy( 1)
Eastbourne Comprehensive School 25.9 26.7 32.0 32.9 28.1 27.5 26.9
The Samworth Enterprise Academy( 1)
Southfields Infant School 68.2 60.1 65.9 61.0 61.5 46.4 51.4
Newry Junior School 62.6 61.2 63.3 61.4 63.7 61.1 53.2
Swindon Academy( 1)
Headlands n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 23.7 25.2
Pinehurst Junior School 35.0 38.2 33.1 33.9 29.8 27.5 33.1
Pinehurst Infants' School 40.7 40.9 40.0 38.8 29.1 31.0 30.7
Thomas Deacon Academy( 1)
Hereward Community College 37.1 39.6 35.3 35.7 38.6 43.6 33.4
Deacon's School 22.8 15.8 14.8 15.7 13.1 13.5 13.9
John Mansfield School 30.6 27.0 23.9 26.9 25.8 27.1 22.7
Folkestone Academy( 1)
The Channel School 40.4 32.0 30.6 29.5 26.9 31.0 25.5
Marsh Academy( 1)
Southlands Community Comprehensive School 15.8 12.8 11.7 10.1 7.5 6.5 8.7
Leigh Technology Academy
The Leigh City Technology College 6.3 5.3 58 5.5 4.8 6.7 6.6
Spires Academy( 1)
Montgomery School 20.7 23.6 21.0 16.8 12.6 14.8 12.8
New Line Learning Academy( 1)
Oldborough Manor Community School 43.6 39.7 38.1 37.9 32.6 33.5 35.9
Senacre Technology College 19.5 18.0 24.0 26.5 26.5 24.8 25.2
Cornwallis Academy( 1)
The Cornwallis School 7.7 4.8 5.0 5.2 4.5 3.6 3.8
Madeley Academy( 1)
Madeley Court School 37.5 37.7 39.2 37.2 33.9 29.8 30.5
North Oxfordshire Academy( 1)
Drayton School 18.7 17.9 20.1 20.1 16.8 17.3 14.7
(1 )Academy opened in 2007.

(2 )Former Independent day school opened as academy in 2007—no figures available.

Note:

Information on Academies in italic with predecessor school information given immediately below each relevant academy.

Source:

2007 School Census returns

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