Secondary Education: Teachers

Department for Education written question – answered on 14th July 2017.

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Photo of Angela Rayner Angela Rayner Shadow Secretary of State for Education

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many teachers there were in state secondary schools in England in each year from 2010-11 to the most recent year for which data is available.

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

The following table provides the full time equivalent number of teachers in state funded secondary schools in England, in November 2010 to 2016.

State Funded Secondary Schools[1]

November 2010

219,000

November 2011

215,200

November 2012

215,700

November 2013

214,200

November 2014

213,400

November 2015

210,900

November 2016

208,200

Source: School Workforce Census

These figures are derived from the November School Workforce Census and are published in table 1 from the statistical first release ‘School Workforce in England, November 2016’, available at the following web link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/school-workforce-in-england-november-2016.

[1] Figures are rounded to the nearest 100 teachers.

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