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Specialist Maths Schools

Department for Education written question – answered on 16th March 2020.

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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 universities have made a commitment to sponsor a specialist maths school in each region of England.

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

Seven universities have made a commitment to sponsor a specialist maths school: University of Cambridge, Durham University, University of Exeter, King’s College London, Lancaster University, University of Liverpool, and University of Surrey. The Department is working to open 11 maths schools, with at least one in every region.

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