Regional Schools Commissioners:Written question - 1053

Q
(Ellesmere Port and Neston)
Asked on: 26 June 2017
Department for Education
Regional Schools Commissioners
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many schools each regional schools commissioner has responsibility for.
A
Answered by: Nick Gibb
Answered on: 05 July 2017

As at 1 June 2017 the numbers of academies, free schools, studio schools and UTCs within each Regional Schools Commissioners’ (RSCs) region were as follows:

RSC region

Academy

Free School

Studio School

UTC

Total

East Midlands & Humber

1004

18

3

5

1030

Lancashire & West Yorkshire

635

50

6

8

699

North

374

10

2

3

389

North East London & East

815

59

2

7

883

North West London & South Central

823

94

9

9

935

South London & South East

923

54

2

4

983

South West

949

22

9

5

985

West
Midlands

875

39

5

7

926

Total

6398

346

38

48

6830

RSCs also work closely and co-operatively with local authorities to support improvement in maintained schools that are causing concern.

Further information on RSC responsibilities can be found here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/schools-commissioners-group/about

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/510080/schools-causing-concern-guidance.pdf


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