Web links for 9th December 2011
Every year from 2003, the number of divorces came down, until 2010, when it rose by more than 5,000. The divorce +rate+ rose too – from 10.5 per thousand to 11.1.
The latest DfE education and training statistics show that, in 2010/11, the pupil teacher ratio in schools went up slightly (from 16.2 to 16.2). In addition, the proportion of children getting free school meals went up – from 14.4% to 14.8% in secondary schools, and from 17.6% to 18.5% in nursery and primary schools.