§ Mr. Redmond
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science what are the current figures of teacher shortages in south Yorkshire by(a) local education authority and (b) subject.
§ Mr. Alan Howarth
Numbers of vacancies in January 1989 for full-time permanent teachers in nursery, primary and secondary schools maintained by the four local education authorities in South Yorkshire are shown in the table.395W
Full-time teacher vacancies in maintained nursery, primary and secondary schools in South Yorkshire, January 1989 Number Total vacancies 71 By LEA: Barnsley 5 Doncaster 22 Rotherham 32 Sheffield 12 By sector and subject/age group: Nursery and primary schools nursery age group 3 infant age group 13 junior age group 9 more than one age group 17 Total nursery and primary 42 Secondary schools mathematics chemistry 2 physics 1 other science 1 French 2 other language 1 English 1 drama 3 geography 1 religious education 1 music 4 physical education 4 remedial 2 others 1 Total secondary 15 1 Including three deputy heads for whom no subject specified.