Academies

Department for Education written question – answered am ar 12 Mawrth 2024.

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Photo of Nick Gibb Nick Gibb Ceidwadwyr, Bognor Regis and Littlehampton

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many schools were converted to (a) primary converter, (b) primary sponsored, (c) secondary converter and (d) secondary sponsored academies in each year from 2008 to 2023.

Photo of Damian Hinds Damian Hinds Minister of State (Education)

Between January 2008 and December 2023, 9,345 schools opened as primary converter academies, primary sponsored academies, secondary converter academies and secondary sponsored academies. A breakdown of this information by calendar year is given the following table:

Primary

Secondary

Converter

Sponsored

Converter

Sponsored

2008

47

2009

70

2010

25

68

68

2011

309

5

724

48

2012

423

171

366

76

2013

424

291

132

84

2014

393

264

68

56

2015

380

190

51

62

2016

545

148

64

34

2017

621

190

80

47

2018

604

162

64

44

2019

442

98

45

25

2020

198

59

21

17

2021

254

40

28

16

2022

258

44

22

13

2023

272

53

32

10

Table 1: Converter and sponsored academies opened between 2008 and 2023.

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