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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Number of support staff by local authority, region and category
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Click here to sortHigher level teaching assistantsClick here to sortTeaching assistantsClick here to sortForeign Language assistantsClick here to sortSpecial Needs Support StaffSpecial needs support staff are those deployed specifically to support pupils assessed as having ALN/SEN.Click here to sortICT, laboratory, workshop or resource techniciansClick here to sortPastoral support staffPastoral support staff are those who work directly with pupils to support welfare, behaviour, and other pastoral issues, including attendance.Click here to sortChildcare, nurses, medical staffClick here to sortSchool business manager or equivalentClick here to sortExaminations officersClick here to sortLibrarians and library assistantsClick here to sortOther administrative staff
[Collapse]WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.195575202351452701105540256652,335
WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.[Collapse]North WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.3585040206030*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.115405
North WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.Isle of AngleseyNorth Wales0*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.0000*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.0000*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.
GwyneddNorth Wales10*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.00*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.00*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.00*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.30
ConwyNorth Wales*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.100*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.15250*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.075160
DenbighshireNorth Wales050*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.2565
FlintshireNorth Wales2065050250*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.00*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.120
WrexhamNorth Wales*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.000*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.0*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.0*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.15
[Collapse]South West and Mid WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.60175*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.452070*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.15*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.0120525
South West and Mid WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.PowysSouth West and Mid Wales255500*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.65*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.050210
CeredigionSouth West and Mid Wales.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
PembrokeshireSouth West and Mid Wales015*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.0*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.00*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.25
CarmarthenshireSouth West and Mid Wales1545030100*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.050160
SwanseaSouth West and Mid Wales2060*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.15*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.0*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.015130
Neath Port TalbotSouth West and Mid Wales*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.000000000*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.
[Collapse]Central South WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.60225*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.1205510040202010295955
Central South WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.BridgendCentral South Wales0*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.00*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.0*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.0*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.30
Vale of GlamorganCentral South Wales10*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.035*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.30*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.120260
Rhondda Cynon TafCentral South Wales.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Merthyr TydfilCentral South Wales.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
CardiffCentral South Wales50185*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.853560301010*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.170660
[Collapse]South East WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.35901030504530*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.10130455
South East WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.CaerphillySouth East Wales*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.150*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.0000*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.30
Blaenau GwentSouth East Wales.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
TorfaenSouth East Wales.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
MonmouthshireSouth East Wales25351020454030*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.1085315
NewportSouth East Wales104005*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.0*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.40110

Metadata

General description

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Data collection and calculation

Schools’ data are derived from the Pupil Level Annual School Census (PLASC) returns and STATS 1 returns supplied by schools open on Census day in January each year. The returns are authorised by headteachers and validated by Local Authorities.

Frequency of publication

Annual

Data reference periods

From 2003/04 or more recently if the data item is not available for earlier years.

Rounding applied

None.

Title

Support staff (number) by local authority, region and category

Last update

19/09/2023 19/09/2023

Next update

July 2024 (provisional)

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Pupil Level Annual School Census (PLASC), Welsh Government

Contact email

school.stats@gov.wales

Designation

National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Local authorities

Geographical coverage

Wales

Languages covered

English and Welsh

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

Statistical quality

School Census returns are authorised by headteachers and validated by Local Authorities.