Academies

Department for Education written question – answered on 30th June 2015.

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Photo of John Stevenson John Stevenson Conservative, Carlisle

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many (a) primary and (b) secondary school academies there were in (i) Cumbria and (ii) England and Wales in (A) 2012-13 and (B) 2013-14.

Photo of Edward Timpson Edward Timpson Minister of State (Education)

The number of academies in England and Cumbria is shown in the table below.

Number of open academies1 by phase in England2, January 2013 and January 2014

Primary

Secondary

January 2013

January 2014

January 2013

January 2014

(i) Cumbria local authority

12

13

17

18

(ii) England

1,006

1,789

1,638

1,893

Notes:

  1. Including free schools, university technical colleges and studio schools.

  2. The figures provided are for England only. The academies policy does not apply to Wales and education policy in Wales is devolved to the National Assembly for Wales.

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