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How many secondary schools are there in the UK?

  • England:
    There are 3,127 maintained secondary schools, with 3,055,460 pupils, in England. Information at Local Authority level (tables 10) is available on the DfE website. 
  • Northern Ireland:
    There are 219 maintained secondary schools in NI with 147,759 pupils 
  • Scotland:
    there are 301,017 pupils in 372 secondary schools. 
  • Wales:
    There are 223 maintained secondary schools in Wales with 203,907 pupils. 
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