Grammar Schools: Urban Areas:Written question - 54107

Q
(Fareham)
Asked on: 22 November 2016
Department for Education
Grammar Schools: Urban Areas
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the distance is to the nearest selective school from the centre of each of the towns and cities in England with a population over 75,000; and for those such towns and cities in England for which that distance is less than 10 miles, how many selective schools are within 10 miles of that town or city centre.
A
Answered by: Nick Gibb
Answered on: 25 November 2016

The requested information can be found in the table below:

Distances from major towns and cities in England to the nearest state-funded selective school

Town / City

Distance to Nearest Grammar School (miles)

Number of Grammar Schools within 10 miles

Barnsley

13.3

0

Basildon

7.9

3

Basingstoke

13.9

0

Bath

26.1

0

Bedford

24.2

0

Birkenhead

1.1

7

Birmingham

1.2

10

Blackburn

9.6

1

Blackpool

18.4

0

Bolton

9.2

1

Bournemouth

2.3

4

Bracknell

8.9

6

Bradford

5.8

3

Brighton and Hove

28.2

0

Bristol

25.2

0

Burnley

6.6

2

Burton upon Trent

18.6

0

Bury

7.2

1

Cambridge

35.2

0

Carlisle

17.6

0

Chatham

0.4

14

Chelmsford

0.4

2

Cheltenham

1.7

5

Chester

11.8

0

Chesterfield

29.3

0

Colchester

0.7

2

Coventry

10.6

0

Crawley

16.6

0

Darlington

26.6

0

Derby

28.5

0

Doncaster

16.4

0

Dudley

6.3

9

Eastbourne

25.2

0

Exeter

16.7

0

Gateshead

50.4

0

Gillingham

0.9

14

Gloucester

0.6

7

Grimsby

11.0

0

Guildford

17.0

0

Halifax

1.4

3

Harlow

11.5

0

Harrogate

10.2

0

Hartlepool

40.4

0

Hastings

16.8

0

Hemel Hempstead

7.2

3

High Wycombe

0.9

10

Huddersfield

5.9

3

Ipswich

16.2

0

Kingston upon Hull

17.2

0

Leeds

8.1

1

Leicester

19.0

0

Lincoln

15.9

0

Liverpool

2.7

7

London

5.7

7

Luton

14.1

0

Maidstone

0.5

10

Manchester

3.4

7

Mansfield

25.3

0

Middlesbrough

32.5

0

Milton Keynes

10.2

0

Newcastle upon Tyne

50.6

0

Newcastle-under-Lyme

2.1

1

Northampton

17.4

0

Norwich

53.9

0

Nottingham

21.7

0

Nuneaton

13.6

0

Oldham

10.2

0

Oxford

19.1

0

Peterborough

14.5

0

Plymouth

0.4

3

Poole

2.1

4

Portsmouth

33.8

0

Preston

15.0

0

Reading

0.6

2

Redditch

6.9

4

Rochdale

6.9

1

Rotherham

22.8

0

Salford

3.0

7

Scunthorpe

13.2

0

Sheffield

24.0

0

Shrewsbury

16.2

0

Slough

0.8

7

Solihull

5.4

6

South Shields

58.1

0

Southampton

20.2

0

Southend-on-Sea

0.8

4

Southport

17.8

0

St Albans

8.6

1

St Helens

8.6

1

Stevenage

17.2

0

Stockport

6.2

7

Stockton-on-Tees

31.0

0

Stoke-on-Trent

1.3

1

Sunderland

53.5

0

Sutton Coldfield

0.1

7

Swindon

23.5

0

Telford

6.5

2

Wakefield

6.9

1

Walsall

0.4

8

Warrington

9.8

2

Watford

7.6

5

West Bromwich

2.8

11

Weston-Super-Mare

42.2

0

Wigan

13.0

0

Woking

12.6

0

Wolverhampton

1.2

3

Worcester

14.8

0

Worthing

35.6

0

York

22.2

0

Notes:

Distances are calculated based on the location of the town centre according to Google Maps

Major towns and cities are from the 2016 ONS list based on towns and cities in England with a resident or workday population of more than 75,000 in the 2011 census.


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