Number of pupils attending schools in England 2018, by school type

This statistic shows the number of students attending school in England in January of 2018, by type of school. There were 4.7 million pupils attending state-funding primary schools in this month, the most of any type of school.

Number of pupils attending schools in England in 2018, by school type

Number of students
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Release date

June 2018


United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period

January 2018

Supplementary notes

* Includes middle/all through schools as deemed and all primary academies, including free schools.
**Includes middle/all through schools as deemed. Includes city technology colleges and all secondary academies, including free schools, university technical colleges and studio schools. Middle deemed secondary schools and all through schools deemed as secondary result in some pupils aged less than five in secondary schools.
*** Includes general hospital schools and special academies and free schools.

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