Classroom Assistants: Primary Education:Written question - 112263

Q
(Carlisle)
Asked on: 10 November 2017
Department for Education
Classroom Assistants: Primary Education
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many primary school teaching assistants there were in (a) 2000, (b) 2005, (c) 2010 and (d) 2015.
A
Answered by: Nick Gibb
Answered on: 20 November 2017

The following table provides the full-time equivalent number of teaching assistants in service in state funded nursery and primary schools in January 2000, 2005, 2010 and November 2015.

January

November

2000

2005

2010

2015

Teaching Assistants

53,400

97,900

126,300

174,500

Source: School Workforce Census

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