HC Deb 01 March 1994 vol 238 cc688-9W
26. Mr. Evennett

To ask the Secretary of State for Education what steps he has taken to encourage more schools to develop the use of sixth forms.

Mr. Robin Squire

My right hon. Friend published guidelines on 16 February setting out the criteria against which he will judge proposals for new school sixth forms.

Mrs. Gorman

To ask the Secretary of State for Education if he will list the new sixth forms to which he has given approval in(a) grant-maintained schools and (b) local authority schools since April 1992.

Mr. Robin Squire

[pursuant to his reply, 25 February 1994,Official Report, 505]: Since April 1992, my right hon. Friend has approved five proposals for new sixth forms in LEA-maintained schools, rather than two, as stated in my previous answer. The schools concerned are:

  • Ullswater Community College, Cumbria;
  • Martin Kemp-Welch School, Dorset;
  • Wymondham School, Norfolk;
  • St. Peter's RC Comprehensive School, Solihull;
  • a new school for pupils aged 11 to 18 years in Halifax, Calderdale.