Physical Education: Teachers:Written question - 26850

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Asked by Stephen Timms
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Asked on: 10 February 2016
Department for Education
Physical Education: Teachers
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many qualified PE teachers entered the teaching profession in each year since 2010.
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Answered by: Nick Gibb
Answered on: 22 February 2016

In the academic year 2013 to 2014 (the latest available), there were 1,443 initial teacher trainees on physical education courses in their final year. Further information is detailed in the table below.

Physical education ITT trainees in their final year:

Academic year

Total

Awarded QTS

2010/11

1,557

1,487

2011/12

1,385

1,321

2012/13

1,366

1,243

2013/14

1,443

1,368

(Excludes Teach first)

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