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Specialist Schools: Barnet

Children, Schools and Families written question – answered on 21st January 2008.

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Photo of Andrew Dismore Andrew Dismore Labour, Hendon

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families which schools in Barnet have specialist status; what their specialisms are in each case; what funding was made available to each in the latest period for which figures are available; what outstanding applications for specialist status there are; 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 following table shows the information requested. There are 13 maintained secondary schools in Brent local authority, all of which have specialist status. The Government remain committed to the specialist schools programme as a means of raising attainment and achievement for all secondary-age pupils.

School name Specialism Second specialisms Leading options Specialist school recurrent funding 2007-08 (£)
Alperton Community School Maths and Computing 181,379
Cardinal Hinsley Mathematics and Computing College Maths and Computing 59,985
Claremont High School Arts Maths and Computing Vocational 343,989
Convent of Jesus and Mary Language College Language 159,000
Copland—A Specialist Science Community College Science 215,559
JFS Humanities 223,209
John Kelly Boys' Technology College Technology 94,170
John Kelly Girls' Technology College Technology Language 211,260
Kingsbury High School Maths and Computing 226,653
Preston Manor High School Science Raising Achievement Transforming Learning 220,185
Queen's Park Community School Business and Enterprise 129.000
St. Gregory RC High School Science 129,000
Wembley High Technology College Technology Training School 190,134

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