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Asked on: 07 October 2016
Department for Education
Schools: Admissions
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of total secondary school places in (a) areas with selective policies and (b) other areas are in schools rated outstanding.
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Answered by: Nick Gibb
Answered on: 24 October 2016

Please see the table below showing the number and percentage of pupils attending outstanding schools, for areas with different selective policies. Data is given as at 31 March 2016.

Pupils at mainstream state-funded secondary schools

Latest Ofsted inspection data as at 31 March 2016

Total number of pupils in Ofsted rated schools

Number of pupils in schools rated outstanding

Percentage of pupils in schools rated outstanding

Pupils attending secondary schools in fully selective areas1

282,608

100,308

35

Pupils attending secondary schools in other areas with selective schools2

703,417

205,097

29

Pupils attending secondary schools in areas with no selective schools

2,077,665

488,673

24

Source: Ofsted official statistics from 31 March 2016

Notes: 1. Includes selective schools in the following areas which operate area wide arrangements for academic selection: Bexley, Buckinghamshire, Kent, Lincolnshire, Medway, Slough, Southend, Sutton, Torbay and Trafford. 2. Includes schools in twenty-six local authorities that have selective schools operating their own arrangements for academic selection.

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