Schools: Standards

Department for Education written question – answered on 7th January 2019.

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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 schools are currently rated as (a) requires improvement and (b) inadequate in each region of England, and how many children are educated in each of those schools.

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

As of 31 August 2018, there were 2,370 schools rated as ‘requiring improvement’. This is 11% of schools in England and accounts for 12% of all children (977,927 pupils) in schools in England. In addition, the data shows a further 783 schools were rated as ‘inadequate’, which is 4% of all schools. These schools were responsible for 4% of children (295,726 pupils).

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