Trust Schools

Children, Schools and Families written question – answered on 30th April 2008.

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Photo of Nick Gibb Nick Gibb Shadow Minister (Education) (Schools)

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many trust schools, established or converted under the provisions of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 there were on 1 September 2007, broken down by local authority.

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)

As of 1 September 2007, there were 23 trust schools established under the provisions of the Education and Inspections Act 2006. These are broken down as follows by local authority:

Local authority Number of schools
Bedfordshire 7
Devon 1
Dudley 2
Durham 1
Leeds 5
Northumberland 5
Plymouth 1
Southend on Sea 1
Total 23

Since last September, the number of trust schools has risen to 55, with a further 386 in the pipeline.

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