Academies:Written question - 54526

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Asked by Lucy Powell
(Manchester Central)
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Asked on: 23 November 2016
Department for Education
Academies
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many academy conversions have taken place in each of the last 12 months.
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Answered by: Edward Timpson
Answered on: 28 November 2016

In the year to the 1 November 2016, 840 academies have been opened. Of these 644 have been through the conversion route.

The table shows the breakdown of the number of academies that have opened each month from 1 December 2015 to 1 November 2016:

Number of academies opened:

Converter

Sponsored

Total

Dec-15

30

7

37

Jan-16

25

10

35

Feb-16

26

12

38

Mar-16

28

9

37

Apr-16

80

22

102

May-16

21

9

30

Jun-16

25

9

34

Jul-16

44

11

55

Aug-16

46

6

52

Sep-16

176

69

245

Oct-16

73

17

90

Nov-16

70

15

85

Grand Total

644

196

840

Source: Edubase

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