§ Dr. Wright
To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many(a) county primary schools and (b) voluntary-aided primary schools have applied for and been granted grant-maintained status; and what percentage these are of all schools in these categories.
§ Mr. Robin Squire
The information requested is given in the table.
Primary schools operating/approved for self-governing governing status As a percentage of all schools in the category TOTAL 139 0.7 of which county or former county 96 0.8 voluntary or former voluntary 43 0.7 of which VA1 or former VA and SA2 or former SA 23 0.6 VC3or former VC 20 0.7 1 Voluntary aided. 2 Special agreement. 3 Voluntary controlled.