Research and analysis

The role of school support staff

Statistical analysis and research about the role of school support staff in the education system in England.


School support staff topic paper


Topics covered by this paper include:

  • details of the numbers and characteristics of support staff in 2009
  • the affect of receiving additional support on pupils’ attitudes to learning and academic progress
  • the deployment of support staff
  • the training and development of support staff
Published 27 October 2011