Schools:Written question - 111247

Q
(City of Chester)
Asked on: 02 November 2017
Department for Education
Schools
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many (a) local authorities and (b) multi-academy trusts are responsible for the provision of primary and secondary education in England.
A
Answered by: Mr Robert Goodwill
Answered on: 10 November 2017

As at 1 November 2017, there are 1,240 Multi-academy Trusts (MATs) and 152 Local Authorities (LAs) responsible for the provision of primary and/or secondary education in England. The breakdown of these is as follows:

  1. 971 MATs that have at least one primary school within them
  2. 715 MATs that have at least one secondary school within them
  3. 151 LAs across England that maintain at least one primary school
  4. 142 LAs across England that maintain at least on secondary school

In addition, there are 626 Single Academy Trusts (SATs) which contain a primary school and 874 SATs which contain a secondary school.

This information was sourced from the “Get Information About Schools” website on 1 November 2017. Further information can be found here: https://get-information-schools.service.gov.uk/.%20.

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