HC Deb 21 July 1993 vol 229 cc219-29W
Mr. Colvin

To ask the Secretary of State for Education if he will list those schools by local education authority that have achieved grant-maintained status.

Mr. Robin Squire

The schools which have been approved for self-governing status as of 20 July, or which my right hon. Friend is minded to approve, are as follows.


  • Oldfield School
  • Beechen Cliff School


  • Queen Elizabeth's GM School For Boys
  • Mill Hill Grant-Maintained High School
  • St. Mary's CE High School
  • Hendon School


  • Lea Manor High School and Community College
  • Crawley Green Grant Maintained Infant School
  • Holywell School
  • Thomas Whitehead CE School
  • Ashcroft High School
  • Quensbury School
  • Ashton St. Peters (VA) Lower School
  • Sharnbrook Upper School
  • Icknield High School
  • Manshead School
  • Stopsley High School and Community College
  • Wootton Upper School
  • Lincroft Middle School (Grant Maintained)


  • Herschel Grammar School
  • Slough Grammar School (Formerly Upton Grammar)
  • The Downs School
  • Denefield School
  • Priory School
  • Cippenham Middle School (Grant Maintained)
  • Reading School
  • Whitelocke Infant and Nursery School
  • Langley Grammar School Desborough Comprehensive School
  • Holy Family RC School Castleview Combined School
  • St. Bartholomew's School Westgate School
  • Southlands School


  • St. Columba's RC Boys School
  • St. Catherine's RC School for Girls
  • Bexley Erith Technical High School for Boys
  • St. Mary and St. Joseph's Grant-Maintained School
  • Barnehurst Infant Grant-Maintained School
  • Barnehurst Junior Grant-Maintained School


  • Handsworth Grammar School for Boys
  • King Edward VI Handsworth School
  • Ninestiles School
  • King Edward VI Aston School
  • Hall Green School
  • Baverstock Grant-Maintained School
  • King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls
  • Small Heath School
  • Great Barr Grant-Maintained School
  • The Fairfax School
  • Deanery Junior School
  • Deanery Infant School
  • King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys
  • King Edward VI Five Ways School


  • George Tomlinson School
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  • St. James' CE School
  • Canon Slade School
  • Crompton Fold Primary School


  • Oakbank School
  • Bingley Grammar School
  • Laisterdyke Grant-Maintained Middle School
  • Thornton School
  • Hanson Grant-Maintained School
  • Killinghall School


  • Claremont High School (Grant-Maintained)
  • Kingsbury High School
  • Convent of Jesus and Mary GM High School
  • Queens Park Community School (GM)
  • Copland Community School and Technology Centre


  • Beaverwood School for Girls Crofton Junior School
  • Holy Innocents Roman Catholic Primary School
  • Newstead Wood School for Girls (GM)
  • Bullers Wood School for Girls Hayes School
  • Charles Darwin School
  • St. John Rigby School
  • Ravens Wood School for Boys
  • Langley Park School for Boys Coopers School
  • Kelsey Park School
  • St. Olave's and St. Saviour's Grammar School


  • Castlefield Combined School
  • Hamilton Combined School
  • Bridgewater Hall School, Stantonbury Campus
  • Beaconsfield High School
  • Overstone Grant-Maintained Combined School
  • Brindley Hall School
  • Wycombe Royal Grammar School
  • Lord Grey School Wing School
  • Beechview Middle School (Grant-Maintained)
  • The Chalfonts Community College (GM)
  • The Radcliffe School
  • Brookmead School
  • Brushwood Middle School


  • Peel Brow County Primary School


  • Rastrick High School
  • Salterlee Primary School
  • The North Halifax Grammar School
  • Holy Trinity CE Senior School (GM)
  • The Crossley Heath School


  • Jack Hunt School, Peterborough
  • Deacon's School
  • The King's School (Peterborough Cathedral Sc)
  • Sawston Village College
  • Sawtry Village College GM School
  • St. John Fisher RC Comprehensive School
  • St. Peter's School
  • Longsands Community College
  • The Village College, Comberton
  • Gamlingay (Grant-Maintained) Village College
  • Bassingbourn GM Village College
  • Stanground College (Grant-Maintained)
  • Orton Wistow Primary School
  • Wheatfields Junior School
  • The Queen's School
  • St. Helen's Primary School
  • Crosshall Junior School
  • Ailwyn Community School
  • The Park Lane Primary School
  • Crosshall Infant School


  • Henbury County High School
  • Fallibroome High School
  • Bankfield High School (GM)
  • Mottram St. Andrew Primary School
  • Kettleshulme St. James CE GM Primary School


  • St. Joseph's College
  • Thomas More Grant-Maintained School
  • Riddlesdown Grant-Maintained School
  • Edenham School


  • Hayton CE Grant-Maintained School
  • Appleby Grammar School
  • Warwick Bridge (GM) Primary School
  • Dallam School
  • Scotby CE Grant-Maintained Primary School
  • Harraby School
  • Kirkby Stephen Grammar Schol
  • Parkview School
  • Queen Elizabeth Grammar School
  • Kirkbie Kendal School
  • Cartmel Priory CE School
  • The Queen Katherine School
  • Brampton Junior School
  • St. Aidan's County High School
  • Trinity School, Carlisle


  • Murray Park Community School
  • The Pingle School
  • Chellaston School
  • Belper Grant-Maintained School
  • Heanor Gate School
  • Linton Primary School
  • Noel-Baker Community School (GM)
  • Repton Primary School
  • Netherthorpe School
  • West Park Community School
  • Lady Manners School
  • The Merrill Community School
  • Friesland School
  • Belmont Primary School
  • John Port School
  • The Ecclesbourne School
  • Chellaston Junior School
  • Borrow Wood Junior School


  • St. Boniface's College
  • Teign School
  • Knowles Hill School
  • Colyton Grammar School
  • Torquay Boys' Grammar School (GM)


  • St. Peter's RC School
  • The Woodroffe School
  • Highcliffe Comprehensive School
  • Parkstone Grammar School
  • Budmouth School
  • St. Walburga's RC Primary School
  • Poole Technical High School (Ex Henry Harbin)
  • Bournemouth School
  • Bournemouth School for Girls
  • Avonbourne School


  • Alder Coppice Primary School
  • Old Swinford Hospital
  • The Ellowes Hall School
  • The High Arcal School
  • The Kingswinford Grant-Maintained School


  • Wood End Middle School
  • Wood End First School
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  • Greenford High School
  • Drayton Manor High School
  • Brentside High School
  • Northholt High School
  • The Ellen Wilkinson School for Girls


  • The Latymer School
  • Albany School
  • Broomfield School


  • The Rickstones School
  • Beauchamps Grant-Maintained School
  • Colbayns High Grant-Maintained School
  • Katherines Primary School
  • The King John School
  • Bromfords School, Wickford
  • King Harold Grant-Maintained School
  • The Greensward School
  • Rodings Central Primary School
  • St. Martin's Grant-Maintained School
  • Tendring High School
  • Torells Grant-Maintained School
  • St. Katherine's CE VA Primary School
  • Holland Haven Grant-Maintained Primary School
  • Rolph CE VA Primary School
  • Chelmsford County High School for Girls
  • Chelmer Valley High School (Grant-Maintained)
  • St. Clare's RC Primary School
  • St. Helena School
  • Southend High School for Boys
  • Southend Girls High School
  • St. Clere's School
  • South Benfleet Primary School
  • Thurstable School
  • Hassenbrook School
  • Sir Charles Lucas School
  • Chalvedon School
  • Newlands Spring Grant-Maintained School
  • Takeley Grant-Maintained Primary School
  • Cecil Jones High School
  • The Gilberd School
  • Newport Free Grammar School
  • Saffron Walden County High School
  • Westcliff High School for Girls
  • Holland Park County Primary School
  • Castle View School
  • The Grays School (Grant-Maintained)
  • Great Totham Primary School, Essex
  • St. Osyth CE Aided Primary School
  • Colchester Royal Grammar School
  • Rainsford School
  • Gable Hall Grant-Maintained Comprehensive School
  • Anglo European School (Ingatestone)
  • Furtherwick Park School
  • Millfields County Primary School
  • The Plume School
  • St. Thomas More High School for Boys
  • Elmstead County Primary School
  • Davenant Foundation School
  • Belfairs Community College
  • Eastwood County High School and 6th Form Centre
  • Northwick Park Grant-Maintained Junior School
  • Northwick Park Grant-Maintained Infant School
  • Northlands Grant-Maintained Junior School
  • North Crescent Primary School
  • King Edward VI Grammar School (GM)
  • The Bramston School
  • The Appleton School
  • William Edwards School
  • William De Ferrers School
  • Westcliff High School for Boys
  • Westborough County Primary School
  • West Hatch High School
  • St. Thomas More RC Primary School
  • Thorpedene Infant School
  • The Boswells School
  • Clacton County High School
  • The Thorpe Bay School
  • The Philip Morant School
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  • All Saints Church of England Primary School
  • The King Edmund School
  • Woodville County Primary School
  • St. Andrew's Grant-Maintained CE Primary School
  • Jotmans Hall Primary School
  • The Fitzwimarc School, Rayleigh
  • The Elmwood Primary School
  • The Deanes School
  • The Cornelius Vermuyden School
  • The Hedley Walter High School (GM)
  • Coppins Green Grant-Maintained Primary School
  • The Harwich School
  • Kingswood Junior School
  • Kingswood Infant School


  • Katharine Lady Berkeley's School
  • Stroud High School
  • Balcarras School
  • Churchdown Grant-Maintained School
  • Chosen Hill School, Gloucester
  • Chipping Campden School
  • Cheltenham Bournside School and 6th form Centre
  • Tewkesbury Grant-Maintained School
  • Saintbridge GM Technology School
  • St. Benedict's RC School
  • Robinswood Primary School
  • The Cotswold School
  • Ribston Hall High School
  • Picklenash Junior School
  • Pate's Grant-Maintained Grammar School
  • Andoversford Primary School
  • Wyedean School, Grant-Maintained Status
  • Winchcombe Community School
  • Newent Community School
  • Marling School
  • The Rednock School
  • The Crypt School
  • Blue Coat CE Grant-Maintained Primary School
  • The Catholic School of St. Gregory the Great


  • London Oratory School


  • The Arnewood School
  • Bohunt Community School
  • Testwood School
  • Testbourne Community School
  • All Hallows RC School
  • Hordle CE (c) Grant-Maintained Primary School
  • St. Joseph's RC Primary School
  • St. Edmund's Catholic School
  • Hardley School (Grant-Maintained)
  • Applemore Technology School
  • Ringwood School (GM Comprehensive)
  • Blackfield Middle School (Grant-Maintained)
  • Calmore Grant-Maintained Middle School
  • Front Lawn Middle School
  • Bay House Grant-Maintained School
  • Oaklands Itc Comprehensive School
  • Burgate School
  • Abbotswood Grant-Maintained Middle School
  • The Priory School
  • Crofton School, Fareham
  • The City of Portsmouth Boys' School


  • Abbs Cross School
  • The Frances Bardsley School for Girls
  • The Coopers' Company and Coborn (GM School)

Hereford and Worcester

  • Blessed Edward Oldcorne RC High School
  • St. Bede's Catholic Grant-Maintained School
  • St. Augustine's Catholic GM School
  • Prince Henry's Grant-Maintained High School
  • Bromsgrove CE Middle School


  • The Bishop's Stortford High School
  • Ashlyns Grant-Maintained School
  • Christ Church CE School
  • St. Mary's Catholic Primary School
  • Hertingfordbury Cowper JMI Schoo
  • Watford Grammar School for Girls
  • Rickmansworth School
  • Goffs School
  • Queens' School
  • Francis Bacon School
  • Parmiters School
  • Parkside First School
  • Bushy Meads Grant-Maintained School
  • Bushey Hall School
  • Nicholas Breakspear Roman Catholic GM School
  • Mount Grace (GM) School
  • Watford Grammar School for Boys
  • Dame Alice Owen's School
  • Marlborough School
  • The Leventhorpe School
  • The John Henry Newman School


  • Swakeleys School
  • Mellow Lane School
  • Bishopshalt School
  • Abbotsfield School
  • Haydon School
  • Grange Park Junior School
  • Grange Park Infant School
  • Queensmead School
  • Oak Farm Junior Mixed School (G.M.)
  • Oak Farm Infant School (Grant-Maintained)
  • Northwood School
  • Uxbridge High School
  • The Hayes Manor School
  • The Douay Martyrs School
  • Vyners School
  • Hillside Infant School


  • Gunnersbury Catholic School for Boys Gumley House Convent School


  • Wold Newton Grant-Maintained Primary School


  • Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School


  • The Canterbury High School
  • The Bradbourne School
  • Borough Green Primary School
  • The Archbishop's CE Grant-Maintained School
  • Thamesview School
  • Allington County Primary School
  • Sutton-at-Hone CE GM Primary School
  • Homewood School
  • St. Simon Stock School
  • Holy Trinity CE Primary School
  • Holy Family RC Grant-Maintained Primary School
  • The Skinners' School, Tunbridge Wells
  • The Mailing School
  • St. John Fisher Catholic Comprehensive School
  • Hillview School for Girls
  • Cheyne Middle School
  • St. George's Church of England School
  • St. George's CE High School
  • St. Francis' RC Primary School
  • St. Edmund's RC Comprehensive School
  • St. Botolph's CE Primary School
  • Herne Bay Junior School (Grant-Maintained)
  • Herne Bay High School
  • St. Anselm's RC School
  • Southlands Comprehensive School
  • Chatham Grammar School for Girls
  • Southfields School
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  • Snodland CE Primary School
  • Sir Roger Manwood's School
  • Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys
  • Senacre Technology School
  • Sandown Court Community College
  • Roseacre Junior School
  • Rochester Grammar School for Girls
  • Rainham Mark Grammar School
  • Queen Elizabeth's School
  • Fulston Manor School
  • Angley School
  • Oldborough Manor Community College
  • Oakwood Park Grammar School
  • Barton Court Grammar School
  • Wrotham School
  • Ditton CE Primary School
  • Dartford Grammar School
  • Wilmington Grammar School For Boys
  • Westlands High School
  • St. Gregory's Catholic Comprehensive School
  • Minster College
  • Dartford Grammar School for Girls
  • Meopham Grant-Maintained School
  • Tonbridge Grammar School for Girls
  • Mascalls School
  • The Wildernesse School
  • The Thomas Aveling School
  • The Robert Napier Grant-Maintained School
  • The Maplesden Noakes School
  • Aylesford School
  • The Hugh Christie School
  • Cranbrook School
  • The Grammar School for Girls Wilmington
  • The Frank Montgomery School
  • The Folkestone School for Girls
  • The Cornwallis School
  • The Charles Dickens School
  • Chaucer Technology School


  • Holy Cross Convent School
  • Beverley School
  • Richard Challoner School
  • Tiffin School


  • Heckmondwike Grammar School
  • Castle Hall Grant-Maintained School


  • The St. Thomas Becket School


  • Bishop Thomas Grant School
  • St. Bernadette RC Junior Mixed School
  • Archbishop Tenison's School
  • Dunraven Grant-Maintained School
  • La Retraite R. C. Girls, (GM) School
  • St. Martin-in-the-Fields High School


  • Clitheroe Royal Grammar School
  • Archbishop Temple School (Ex William Temple)
  • Newton Bluecoat C of E GM Primary School
  • Baines School
  • Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School
  • Lancaster Royal Grammar School
  • Lancaster Girls Grammar School


  • South Wigston High School
  • Abington High School
  • Bushloe High School, Grant-Maintained
  • Uppingham Community College
  • Long Field GM High School


  • Turnham Primary with Nursery GM School


  • The Ancaster High School, Lincoln
  • Huttoft County Primary School
  • Washingborough School
  • St. George's Grant-Maintained School
  • St. Andrews CE Primary School
  • Spalding County Primary School
  • Skegness Grammar School
  • Chapel St. Leonards County Primary School
  • The Malcolm Sargent Grant-Maintained School
  • Robert Pattinson Grant-Maintained School
  • Carre's Grammar School
  • Rauceby School CE GM
  • Gleed Girls Grant-Maintained School
  • Queen Elizabeth's GM Grammar School
  • Queen Elizabeth's GM Grammar School
  • Caistor Grammar School
  • Ermine Junior Grant-Maintained School
  • North Kesteven Grant-Maintained School
  • William Farr CE Comprehensive School
  • William Alvey CE Junior School
  • Monks' Dyke High School
  • The Magdalen School
  • Branston School and Community College
  • Yarborough High School
  • The Kings School Grantham
  • Lincoln Christ's Hospital School
  • Cranwell County Primary School
  • The Gartree Grant-Maintained School
  • Lacey Gardens Junior School
  • Bourne Abbey Primary School
  • King Edward VI School
  • The Castle Hills GM School, Gainsborough


  • St. Francis Xavier's College


  • Stratford School


  • Cliff Park High School (Grant-Maintained)
  • St. Clement's High School
  • Heacham Middle School (GM)
  • South Wootton Grant-Maintained Junior School
  • Sheringham High School
  • Gresham Village School (Grant-Maintained)
  • Robert Kett Grant-Maintained Middle School
  • Great Yarmouth High School
  • Redgate Grant-Maintained Middle School
  • Flegg High School
  • Norwich Road School
  • Wymondham College (GMS)
  • Downham Market High School Grant-Maintained
  • Dereham Church CE Grant-Maintained School
  • West Flegg Middle School (GM)
  • Marshland High School
  • Lynn Grove VC High School
  • Cromer High School - Grant-Maintained
  • Acle High School
  • Loddon Middle Grant-Maintained School
  • Costessey High School, Grant-Maintained
  • Barnham Broom Primary School


  • Collingtree CE Primary School
  • Southfield School for Girls
  • Sir Christopher Hatton Grant-Maintained School
  • Beanfield Junior School (GM)
  • Queen Elizabeth (Grant-Maintained) School
  • Northampton (GM) School for Boys
  • Wrenn School
  • Woodnewton Way Junior School
  • Moulton Primary School (Grant-Maintained)
  • Weavers School
  • Montagu School
  • Millbrook Infant School
  • Danesholme Junior School
  • The Windmill County GM Primary School
  • Manor School, Northamptonshire
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  • Lodge Park School
  • The King John School
  • Kingswood School
  • Kingsley Park Middle School


  • Greenwood Dale School
  • Ravensdale Grant-Maintained Middle School
  • The George Spencer School


  • Shenington CE Primary School


  • Chadwell Heath High School


  • St. James CE Primary School
  • Smithy Bridge Primary School
  • Wardle High School
  • Crossgates Primary School


  • Manor High School, Sandwell


  • Clifford CE Grant-Maintained School
  • St. John Fisher RC (VA) Primary School
  • Notre Dame School
  • All Saints RC Secondary School


  • Abraham Darby School
  • Holy Cross CE Junior School
  • Charlton School
  • Ercall Wood School
  • Adams' Grammar School
  • The Corbet Grant-Maintained School


  • Hatchford Grant-Maintained Primary School


  • Sexey's School
  • Bruton Primary School


  • St. Michael's School
  • St. Francesca Cabrini Grant-Maintained School
  • Notre Dame High School
  • The St. Thomas the Apostle GM College
  • London Nautical School


  • St. Thomas More RC High School
  • Hollinsclough CE Primary School
  • Chasetown High School
  • Rising Brook Grant-Maintained School
  • Cardinal Griffin RC Comprehensive
  • Cannock Chase High School (GM)


  • The Beacon School
  • Thamesmead School
  • Stoneleigh First School (Grant-Maintained)
  • St. Paul's Catholic School
  • Holy Trinity CE Middle School
  • St. John the Baptist School
  • Heathside Secondary School
  • Hawkedale First School
  • Send C of E First School (Grant-Maintained)
  • Guildford County School
  • Rosebery School
  • Gordon's Grant-Maintained School
  • Glyn School
  • Pewley Down County First School
  • Park Mead County First School
  • Epsom and Ewell High School
  • de Stafford School
  • The Manor County First School
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  • Collingwood Grant-Maintained School


  • Sutton Grammar School for Boys
  • St. Philomena's Catholic High School for Girls
  • Cheam High School
  • Nonsuch High School for Girls
  • Wilsons School
  • Wallington High School for Girls
  • Wallington High School for Boys
  • The John Fisher School
  • All Saints CE Primary School


  • Fairfield High School
  • West Hill School
  • Audenshaw High School

Tower Hamlets

  • Raines Foundation School


  • Ashton on Mersey School
  • Sale Moor School
  • New Wellington School
  • Blessed Thomas Holford School


  • Streetly School
  • St. Thomas More RC Comprehensive GM School
  • Aldridge School
  • Shire Oak Grant-Maintained Community School
  • Queen Mary's High School
  • Queen Mary's Grammar School

Waltham Forest

  • Chingford School
  • Highams Park School


  • John Paul II RC School
  • Hillbrook Primary School (Grant-Maintained)
  • Southfields School (GM)
  • Salesian College
  • Graveney School
  • Ethelburga Primary School (Grant-Maintained)
  • Elliott School (GM)
  • Burntwood School


  • The Avon Valley Grant-Maintained School
  • Studley High School
  • Ash Green Grant-Maintained School
  • Hartshill Grant-Maintained School
  • Alcester Grammar School
  • Rugby High School for Girls
  • Queen Elizabeth School, Atherstone
  • Myton School


  • Highbury Secondary Boys' School
  • St. Augustine RC (GM) Comprehensive School
  • Sheldon School
  • Pewsey Vale School (Grant-Maintained)
  • Downton CE (VC) Primary School
  • Aloeric Grant-Maintained School
  • Lowbourne Grant-Maintained Infants' School
  • Lavington Comprehensive School


  • Calday Grange Grammar School, West Kirby
  • Wirral Grammar School for Boys


  • Wolverhampton Girls High School
  • Moseley Park GM School

Mr. Robert Ainsworth

To ask the Secretary of State for Education (1) what measures he is taking to ensure that the timetable for organising grant-maintained status ballots is sufficient for consultation purposes; and if he will make a statement;

(2) if he will take measures to ensure that the distribution of ballot papers on grant-maintained status occurs at the end of the consultation period rather than the middle;

(3) if he will draw up a code of conduct to cover all those involved in the organisation of ballots and consultations on grant-maintained status.

Mr. Robin Squire

The Education Bill will streamline the procedures for acquiring grant-maintained status. Both the existing and prospective statutory provisions offer scope for local consultation and debate before a ballot on grant-maintained status is initiated, in the period prior to a ballot and during the ballot period itself. Individual governing bodies are best placed to determine the most appropriate timing for a ballot in their school's circumstances, within the statutory time scale.

The Department provides detailed guidance on the conduct of ballots and any significant deviation from that may lead to the Secretary of State declaring the ballot void. We are currently discussing with local authority interests the promulgation of a common code of conduct on the provision of information about grant-maintained status; this would cover the activities of the Department, local authorities and the grant-maintained schools centre.