Schools: Health Education

Children, Schools and Families written question – answered on 19th May 2008.

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Photo of Sarah Teather Sarah Teather Shadow Secretary of State (Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform)

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what proportion of primary schools in each London borough have achieved Healthy Schools status.

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 total proportion of London primary schools that have achieved National Healthy Schools Status is now 63 per cent. The following table gives a breakdown of schools achieving National Healthy Schools Status for each London borough as provided by each local programme.

National Healthy Schools Programme figures as at 13 May 2008
Local authority Total number of schools that have achieved National Healthy Schools Status Total number of primary schools Percentage of schools that have achieved National Healthy schools Status
Kingston-upon-Thames 26 36 72
Richmond-upon-Thames 30 40 75
Harrow 14 39 36
Barking and Dagenham 29 49 59
Sutton 30 41 73
Kensington and Chelsea 19 26 73
Hounslow 32 61 52
Westminster 19 40 48
Havering 49 64 77
Hammersmith and Fulham 33 35 94
Redbridge 19 54 35
Hillingdon 33 65 51
Islington 31 44 70
Haringey 44 63 70
Camden 33 41 80
Brent 40 61 66
Merton 26 43 60
Waltham Forest 37 54 69
Bexley 59 59 100
Wandsworth 18 56 32
Croydon 47 89 53
Enfield 59 66 89
Hackney 34 53 64
Ealing 47 64 73
Bromley 46 75 61
Lambeth 38 53 72
Newham 39 67 58
Lewisham 41 71 58
Tower Hamlets 44 69 64
Greenwich 46 67 69
Barnet 50 87 57
Southwark 52 73 71
Total for London 911 1,438 63

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