Schools: Leadership:Written question - 217310

(Washington and Sunderland West)
Asked on: 05 December 2014
Department for Education
Schools: Leadership
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of those in leadership positions in state-funded schools at the latest date for which such figures are available were identified as (a) white British and (b) any other ethnic group.
Answered by: Mr David Laws
Answered on: 15 December 2014

In November 2013 there were 57,000 leadership teachers working in state-funded schools that were White-British (92% of all leadership teachers where their ethnicity was known) and a further 5,000 (8%) leadership teachers from all other ethnic groups. Ethnicity data is known for 97% of all leadership teachers.

The information requested is also published in table 5 in the statistical first release ‘School Workforce in England, November 2013’ and is published online at:

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