We need your support to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can continue to hold their elected representatives to account.

Donate to our crowdfunder

Academies

Education written question – answered on 12th December 2011.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Helen Jones Helen Jones Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government)

To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many (a) academies and (b) free schools there are in each local authority in England.

Photo of Nick Gibb Nick Gibb Minister of State (Education)

holding answer 5 December 2011

As of 1 December there are now 24 free schools and 1,463 open academies of which 319 are sponsored and 1,144 are converters. Details of how many are in each local authority as at 1 November are included in the following table.

Full details of schools that have formally applied for academy status, as well as a list of academies that have opened, can be found on the DFE academies website at:

http://www.education.gov.uk/schools/leadership/typesofschools/academies/a0069811/schools-submitting-applications-and-academies-that-have-opened-in-201011

Table 1: Number of open academies, by academy type and local authority (1) November 2011, England
Local authority Academy converters Sponsored academies Free schools Total
Barking and Dagenham 0 0 0 0
Barnet 12 2 1 15
Barnsley 0 1 0 1
Bath and North East Somerset 9 0 0 9
Bedford 9 1 0 10
Bexley 10 5 0 15
Birmingham 17 7 1 25
Blackburn with Darwen 1 1 0 2
Blackpool 1 0 0 1
Bolton 2 3 0 5
Bournemouth 3 2 0 5
Bracknell Forest 1 0 0 1
Bradford 2 5 2 9
Brent 1 4 0 5
Brighton and Hove 0 2 0 2
Bristol City of 6 9 1 16
Bromley 24 1 0 25
Buckinghamshire 21 2 0 23
Bury 1 0 0 1
Calderdale 14 1 0 15
Cambridgeshire 27 0 0 27
Camden 0 0 1 1
Central Bedfordshire 16 1 0 17
Cheshire East 7 1 1 9
Cheshire West and Chester 3 2 0 5
City of London 0 0 0 0
Cornwall 38 1 0 39
Coventry 6 2 0 8
Croydon 6 7 0 13
Cumbria 19 4 0 23
Darlington 10 1 0 11
Derby 3 1 0 4
Derbyshire 10 2 0 12
Devon 42 1 0 43
Doncaster 8 5 0 13
Dorset 3 0 0 3
Dudley 2 0 0 2
Durham 6 1 0 7
Ealing 3 1 0 4
East Riding of Yorkshire 7 0 0 7
East Sussex 1 3 0 4
Enfield 3 4 1 8
Essex 58 8 0 66
Gateshead 1 0 0 1
Gloucestershire 41 2 0 43
Greenwich 1 1 0 2
Hackney 1 5 0 6
Halton 2 1 0 3
Hammersmith and Fulham 1 2 2 5
Hampshire 21 2 0 23
Haringey 1 1 1 3
Harrow 7 0 0 7
Hartlepool 0 0 0 0
Havering 10 1 0 11
Herefordshire 12 2 0 14
Hertfordshire 31 2 0 33
Hillingdon 11 2 0 13
Hounslow 4 0 0 4
Isle of Wight 0 2 0 2
Isles of Scilly 0 0 0 0
Islington 2 2 0 4
Kensington and Chelsea 0 1 0 1
Kent 50 17 0 67
Kingston upon Hull City of 0 2 0 2
Kingston upon Thames 4 0 0 4
Kirklees 7 0 1 8
Knowsley 0 0 0 0
Lambeth 5 2 0 7
Lancashire 15 2 1 18
Leeds 5 4 0 9
Leicester 0 1 1 2
Leicestershire 9 0 0 9
Lewisham 1 3 0 4
Lincolnshire 31 8 0 39
Liverpool 1 5 0 6
Luton 2 3 1 6
Manchester 2 9 0 11
Medway 10 4 0 14
Merton 0 2 0 2
Middlesbrough 0 3 0 3
Milton Keynes 10 1 0 11
Newcastle upon Tyne 2 1 0 3
Newham 2 0 0 2
Norfolk 9 6 1 16
North East Lincolnshire 9 4 0 13
North Lincolnshire 2 1 0 3
North Somerset 4 1 0 5
North Tyneside 0 0 0 0
North Yorkshire 8 0 0 8
Northamptonshire 13 6 0 19
Northumberland 2 2 0 4
Nottingham 9 5 0 14
Nottinghamshire 14 4 0 18
Oldham 4 3 0 7
Oxfordshire 2 3 0 5
Peterborough 3 4 0 7
Plymouth 10 2 0 12
Poole 4 1 0 5
Portsmouth 0 1 0 1
Reading 6 1 1 8
Redbridge 3 0 1 4
Redcar and Cleveland 0 1 0 1
Richmond upon Thames 0 3 0 3
Rochdale 1 1 0 2
Rotherham 3 1 0 4
Rutland 4 0 0 4
Salford 2 2 0 4
Sandwell 1 6 0 7
Sefton 7 0 0 7
Sheffield 1 3 0 4
Shropshire 2 0 0 2
Slough 5 1 1 7
Solihull 8 4 0 12
Somerset 29 1 0 30
South Gloucestershire 0 4 0 4
South Tyneside 1 0 0 1
Southampton 3 2 0 5
Southend-on-Sea 8 0 0 8
Southwark 5 9 0 14
St. Helens 0 2 0 2
Staffordshire 10 6 0 16
Stockport 1 1 0 2
Stockton-on-Tees 0 2 0 2
Stoke-on-Trent 2 5 0 7
Suffolk 19 3 1 23
Sunderland 4 3 0 7
Surrey 17 0 0 17
Sutton 14 0 0 14
Swindon 16 1 0 17
Tameside 3 2 0 5
Telford and Wrekin 3 2 0 5
Thurrock 6 2 0 8
Torbay 8 0 0 8
Tower Hamlets 0 0 1 1
Trafford 8 0 0 8
Wakefield 10 1 0 11
Walsall 6 3 0 9
Waltham Forest 4 1 0 5
Wandsworth 3 1 0 4
Warrington 0 0 0 0
Warwickshire 12 2 1 15
West Berkshire 3 0 0 3
West Sussex 5 5 1 11
Westminster 2 4 1 7
Wigan 1 0 0 1
Wiltshire 18 2 0 20
Windsor and Maidenhead 1 0 0 1
Wirral 6 2 0 8
Wokingham 3 0 0 3
Wolverhampton 0 2 0 2
Worcestershire 17 1 0 18
York 2 0 0 2
Total 1,100 319 24 1,443
(1) School numbers include special academies. Source: Edubase, November 2011

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.