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Half of London secondaries are now Academies

Michael Gove's department has released new figures on Academies Photo: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

New figures released by the Department for Education has revealed that half of London's secondary schools are now Academies.

The borough with the most Academies either open or in the process of being opened is Bromley, with 32% of all schools now an Academy, or on their way to becoming one.

The borough with the fewest Academies is the City of London, which only has one school, and it's not an Academy. The boroughs with the next fewest are Newham, Barking and Dagenham and Camden, all of whom have just 2% of schools that are Academies.

The full list is below, and includes primary, secondary and 16-18 schools, as well as special schools and Pupil Referral Units.

How many schools in your Borough now have academy status?

Local Authority - Total number of schools - Percentage of Academies

  • Barking and Dagenham - 57 - 2%
  • Barnet - 118 - 14%
  • Bexley - 80 - 25%
  • Brent - 81 - 14%
  • Bromley - 96 - 32%
  • Camden - 60 - 2%
  • City of London - 1 - 0%
  • Croydon - 114 - 21%
  • Ealing - 86 - 6%
  • Enfield - 95 - 7%
  • Greenwich - 83 - 6%
  • Hackney - 74 - 8%
  • Hammersmith and Fulham - 52 - 12%
  • Haringey - 84 - 13%
  • Harrow - 63 - 14%
  • Havering - 84 - 17%
  • Hillingdon - 90 - 23%
  • Hounslow 74 14%
  • Islington - 61 - 7%
  • Kensington and Chelsea - 34 - 3%
  • Kingston upon Thames - 50 - 22%
  • Lambeth - 81 - 10%
  • Lewisham - 86 - 5%
  • Merton - 55 - 4%
  • Newham - 87 - 2%
  • Redbridge - 79 - 6%
  • Richmond upon Thames - 50 - 14%
  • Southwark - 97 - 18%
  • Sutton - 60 - 23%
  • Tower Hamlets - 94 - 2%
  • Waltham Forest - 75 - 17%
  • Wandsworth - 77 - 8%
  • Westminster - 53 - 17%

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