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Staffing ratios: secondary schools

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Last updated on 1 March 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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What should the pupil-teacher ratio be in a secondary school? We explain that there is no statutory guidance on staffing ratios in secondary schools. You will also find guidance from a union on class size limits, and expert advice on achieving good value for money.

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  1. 1 Secondary schools determine staffing ratios
  2. 2 Union guidance
  3. 3 National statistics
  4. 4 Achieving good value for money

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