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Table 3 shows the average number of vacant places per setting, by type of provision and level of deprivation. Data for previous years and data for the 10 per cent. most deprived and 10 per cent. least deprived areas are not available.


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Full day care Full day care in children's centres Nursery schools

30% most deprived areas 70% least deprived areas 30% most deprived areas 70% least deprived areas 30% most deprived areas 70% least deprived areas

2006

8

7

12

11

3

7

2007

10

8

11

9

3

3

Table 3: Average number of vacant places per setting, by level of deprivation
Note:
Full day care in children's centres are a sub-group of all full day care providers and are also included in the all full day care figures.

Pupil Exclusions

John Bercow: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many children were permanently excluded from schools in England in (a) 2007 and (b) 2007-08. [247260]

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: 8,680 children were permanently excluded from schools in England in 2006-07. This figure has been taken from the statistical first release “Permanent and Fixed Period Exclusions from Schools in England 2006/07—Amended” and covers all maintained schools in England. This publication can be found at the following link:

Figures are not yet available for 2007-08 and are due to be published in June 2009.

Pupils: Disadvantaged

Mr. Graham Stuart: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many pupils on free school meals have been taught in schools with (a) 1,500 or more and (b) 2,000 or more pupils in each of the last 10 years, broken down by local authority. [247310]

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: The information, in the format requested, could be provided only at disproportionate cost. However, we have provided a table to show how many pupils on free school meals have been taught in schools with (a) 1,500 or more and (b) 2,000 or more pupils in each of the last 10 years in England and a table to show how many pupils on free school meals have been taught in schools with (a) 1,500 or more and (b) 2,000 or more pupils for 2008 broken down by local authority.


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State-funded secondary schools( 1) : free school meal arrangements by size of school( 2) , position as at January each year 1997 to 2008, England
State-funded secondary schools

Total number of schools Number of schools with 1,500 to 1,999 pupils Number of pupils taking free school meals in schools with 1,500 to 1,999 pupils Number of pupils known to be eligible for free school meals in schools with 1,500 to 1,999 pupils Number of schools with 2,000 and over pupils Number of pupils taking free school meals in schools with 2,000 and over pupils Number of pupils known to be eligible for free school meals in schools with 2,000 and over pupils

1997

3,584

132

17,520

26,840

6

990

1,400

1998

3,582

146

19,100

28,820

6

950

1,340

1999

3,575

169

21,210

32,040

6

890

1,300

2000

3,565

188

24,280

35,960

7

960

1,470

2001

3,496

215

29,180

44,470

8

770

1,250

2002

3,471

227

30,150

42,550

13

1,500

2,250

2003

3,454

257

33,750

47,610

14

1,940

2,810

2004

3,435

251

31,550

43,870

21

2,210

3,410

2005

3,416

262

30,100

45,030

20

2,520

3,320

2006

3,405

260

29,640

42,970

21

2,650

3,560

2007

3,399

267

29,110

42,010

22

2,730

3,820

2008

3,383

263

29,770

42,120

25

3,030

4,350

(1) Includes middle schools as deemed, city technology colleges and academies.
(2) Includes dually registered pupils and boarding pupils.
Note:
Pupil numbers have been rounded to the nearest 10.
Source:
School Census


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State-funded secondary schools( 1) : free school meal arrangements by size of school( 2) , position as at January 2008, local authority area
State-funded secondary schools

Total number of schools Number of schools with 1,500 to 1,999 pupils Number of pupils taking free school meals in schools with 1,500 to 1,999 pupils Number of pupils known to be eligible for free school meals in schools with 1,500 to 1,999 pupils Number of schools with 2,000 and over pupils Number of pupils taking free school meals in schools with 2,000 and over pupils Number of pupils known to be eligible for free school meals in schools with 2,000 and over pupils

England

3,383

263

29,770

42,120

25

3,030

4,350

North East

207

11

1,110

1,560

1

260

380

841

Darlington

7

0

0

0

0

0

0

840

Durham

36

0

0

0

0

0

0

390

Gateshead

11

1

66

130

0

0

0

805

Hartlepool

6

1

114

153

0

0

0

806

Middlesbrough

9

0

0

0

0

0

0

391

Newcastle upon Tyne

14

3

450

616

1

264

376

392

North Tyneside

15

2

161

188

0

0

0

929

Northumberland

58

1

90

128

0

0

0

807

Redcar and Cleveland

11

1

101

162

0

0

0

393

South Tyneside

9

1

66

89

0

0

0

808

Stockton-on-Tees

14

0

0

0

0

0

0

394

Sunderland

17

1

57

89

0

0

0

North West

470

31

4,440

6,400

0

0

0

889

Blackburn with Darwen

10

1

50

57

0

0

0

890

Blackpool

8

0

0

0

0

0

0

350

Bolton

17

3

147

304

0

0

0

351

Bury

14

0

0

0

0

0

0

875

Cheshire

42

6

343

518

0

0

0

909

Cumbria

42

2

111

157

0

0

0

876

Halton

8

1

112

196

0

0

0

340

Knowsley

10

0

0

0

0

0

0

888

Lancashire

85

2

118

143

0

0

0

341

Liverpool

31

3

982

1,421

0

0

0

352

Manchester

24

3

1,344

1,880

0

0

0

353

Oldham

15

1

95

105

0

0

0

354

Rochdale

14

0

0

0

0

0

0

355

Salford

15

0

0

0

0

0

0

343

Sefton

21

0

0

0

0

0

0

342

St. Helens

10

2

286

481

0

0

0

356

Stockport

14

0

0

0

0

0

0

357

Tameside

18

0

0

0

0

0

0

358

Trafford

18

0

0

0

0

0

0

877

Warrington

12

3

104

151

0

0

0

359

Wigan

20

2

175

234

0

0

0

344

Wirral

22

2

573

748

0

0

0

Yorkshire and the Humber

321

46

5,090

7,430

3

250

450

370

Barnsley

14

1

68

100

0

0

0

380

Bradford

29

6

1,193

1,546

0

0

0

381

Calderdale

15

1

118

154

0

0

0

371

Doncaster

17

2

258

411

1

112

250

811

East Riding of Yorkshire

18

5

305

477

0

0

0

810

Kingston Upon Hull, City of

14

1

166

206

0

0

0

382

Kirklees

32

0

0

0

0

0

0

383

Leeds

39

8

973

1,574

0

0

0

812

North East Lincolnshire

12

0

0

0

1

59

80

813

North Lincolnshire

13

0

0

0

0

0

0

815

North Yorkshire

47

6

198

288

0

0

0

372

Rotherham

16

5

598

880

0

0

0

373

Sheffield

27

5

523

725

0

0

0

384

Wakefield

18

5

624

984

1

75

117

816

York

10

1

69

85

0

0

0

East Midlands

305

22

1,790

2,710

4

360

450

831

Derby

14

2

133

153

0

0

0

830

Derbyshire

47

5

353

544

1

44

57

856

Leicester

18

0

0

0

0

0

0

855

Leicestershire

54

4

132

222

2

71

115

925

Lincolnshire

63

2

55

65

0

0

0

928

Northamptonshire

41

2

104

130

0

0

0

892

Nottingham

18

2

495

897

0

0

0

891

Nottinghamshire

47

5

513

695

1

248

279

857

Rutland

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

West Midlands

402

15

2,220

2,730

1

240

400

330

Birmingham

75

2

496

592

1

242

404

331

Coventry

19

1

89

89

0

0

0

332

Dudley

22

0

0

0

0

0

0

884

Herefordshire

14

0

0

0

0

0

0

333

Sandwell

18

3

509

681

0

0

0

893

Shropshire

22

0

0

0

0

0

0

334

Solihull

14

1

338

338

0

0

0

860

Staffordshire

68

2

246

321

0

0

0

861

Stoke-on-Trent

17

0

0

0

0

0

0

894

Telford and Wrekin

14

0

0

0

0

0

0

335

Walsall

19

1

215

282

0

0

0

937

Warwickshire

36

4

224

323

0

0

0

336

Wolverhampton

18

0

0

0

0

0

0

885

Worcestershire

46

1

102

103

0

0

0

East of England

423

35

3,160

4,410

1

420

420

820

Bedfordshire

56

2

84

98

0

0

0

873

Cambridgeshire

30

5

375

492

0

0

0

881

Essex

80

13

1,157

1,567

0

0

0

919

Hertfordshire

82

1

68

79

0

0

0

821

Luton

12

0

0

0

0

0

0

926

Norfolk

52

5

455

588

0

0

0

874

Peterborough

11

3

627

723

1

415

415

882

Southend-on-Sea

12

2

191

522

0

0

0

935

Suffolk

78

4

199

338

0

0

0

883

Thurrock

10

0

0

0

0

0

0

London

426

36

7,140

10,380

3

460

650

Inner London

147

5

1,340

2,060

0

0

0

202

Camden

9

0

0

0

0

0

0

201

City of London

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

204

Hackney

11

0

0

0

0

0

0

205

Hammersmith and Fulham

9

0

0

0

0

0

0

309

Haringey

12

1

110

115

0

0

0

206

Islington

10

0

0

0

0

0

0

207

Kensington and Chelsea

4

0

0

0

0

0

0

208

Lambeth

12

0

0

0

0

0

0

209

Lewisham

14

1

375

476

0

0

0

316

Newham

15

1

433

998

0

0

0

210

Southwark

15

0

0

0

0

0

0

211

Tower Hamlets

15

0

0

0

0

0

0

212

Wandsworth

11

2

426

475

0

0

0

213

Westminster

10

0

0

0

0

0

0

Outer London

279

31

5,790

8,310

3

460

650

301

Barking and Dagenham

9

4

1,113

1,926

0

0

0

302

Barnet

20

1

82

126

0

0

0

303

Bexley

17

3

596

751

2

326

512

304

Brent

14

3

741

1,199

0

0

0

305

Bromley

17

5

339

417

0

0

0

306

Croydon

23

1

55

55

0

0

0

307

Ealing

13

3

753

891

0

0

0

308

Enfield

18

2

344

460

0

0

0

203

Greenwich

14

3

957

1,250

0

0

0

310

Harrow

10

0

0

0

0

0

0

311

Havering

18

0

0

0

0

0

0

312

Hillingdon

18

0

0

0

1

130

141

313

Hounslow

14

1

166

277

0

0

0

314

Kingston upon Thames

10

0

0

0

0

0

0

315

Merton

8

0

0

0

0

0

0

317

Redbridge

17

4

587

887

0

0

0

318

Richmond upon Thames

8

0

0

0

0

0

0

319

Sutton

14

1

60

74

0

0

0

320

Waltham Forest

17

0

0

0

0

0

0

South East

504

39

2,810

3,780

9

780

1,080

867

Bracknell Forest

6

0

0

0

0

0

0

846

Brighton and Hove

9

3

482

654

1

146

194

825

Buckinghamshire

34

1

87

87

0

0

0

845

East Sussex

27

3

283

311

0

0

0

850

Hampshire

71

6

334

451

1

68

87

921

Isle of Wight

21

1

130

209

0

0

0

886

Kent

104

3

276

373

1

78

140

887

Medway

19

2

169

269

0

0

0

826

Milton Keynes

12

1

138

138

2

300

410

931

Oxfordshire

34

2

156

230

1

39

57

851

Portsmouth

10

0

0

0

0

0

0

870

Reading

7

0

0

0

0

0

0

871

Slough

11

0

0

0

0

0

0

852

Southampton

14

0

0

0

0

0

0

936

Surrey

53

8

276

374

2

103

135

869

West Berkshire

10

3

171

262

0

0

0

938

West Sussex

40

4

229

310

1

42

60

868

Windsor and Maidenhead

13

1

48

58

0

0

0

872

Wokingham

9

1

27

53

0

0

0

South West

325

28

2,030

2,740

3

270

520

800

Bath and North East Somerset

13

0

0

0

0

0

0

837

Bournemouth

10

1

50

77

0

0

0

801

Bristol, City of

19

1

49

84

0

0

0

908

Cornwall

31

2

189

238

0

0

0

878

Devon

37

5

453

682

2

214

447

835

Dorset

34

2

160

198

1

55

72

916

Gloucestershire

42

4

271

332

0

0

0

420

Isles of Scilly

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

802

North Somerset

10

3

199

251

0

0

0

879

Plymouth

17

1

66

85

0

0

0

836

Poole

9

2

91

113

0

0

0

933

Somerset

39

0

0

0

0

0

0

803

South Gloucestershire

16

3

157

195

0

0

0

866

Swindon

11

0

0

0

0

0

0

880

Torbay

8

1

205

288

0

0

0

865

Wiltshire

29

3

137

199

0

0

0

(1) Includes middle schools as deemed, city technology colleges and academies.
(2) Includes dually registered pupils and boarding pupils.
Note:
Pupil numbers have been rounded to the nearest 10.
Source:
School Census

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