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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-06751: Jackie Baillie (Dumbarton)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 1 February 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what the teacher/pupil ratio for each grant-aided special school was on 27 March (a) 2011, (b) 2012, (c) 2013, (d) 2014, (e) 2015 and (f) 2016.

Answered by: John Swinney 16 February 2017

The request for information on pupil and teacher numbers for each school can be found in the school contacts list at the link below:

http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/School-Education/Datasets. This data comes from the teacher and pupil censuses, which is carried out in September each year.

For ease of information please see the following table with teacher/pupil ratios for the years requested.

School

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Corseford Residential School

4.8

4.3

3.9

4.1

3.2

2.6

Craighalbert Centre - SCCMI

5.5

9.5

6.0

3.7

3.3

3.9

Donaldson's School

3.0

3.1

2.7

2.8

5.9

12.4

East Park School

2.7

1.8

2.8

2.9

3.0

5.6

Harmeny Education Trust

3.0

3.2

3.0

3.3

3.2

2.6

Royal Blind School

2.5

2.3

2.3

2.1

1.8

2.3

Stanmore House School

5.1

4.8

5.8

4.1

4.6

5.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All grant-aided special schools

3.2

3.1

2.9

2.9

3.1

3.8