asked the President of the Board of Education how many secondary schools there are in the country; and what number are fully provided with gymnasia equipment?
On 1st October, 1936, out of a total of 1,393 grant-earning secondary schools in England and Wales, 980 were fully provided with gymnasia equipment.
asked the President of the Board of Education the number of elementary and central schools there are in the country; and how many are partly and wholly supplied with gymnasia equipment?
The total number of public elementary schools (which include central schools) in England and Wales is 20,875. As regards the second part of the question, the board have note of 60 cases since 1929 of new public elementary schools where the plans as finally approved included the provision of a separate gymnasium. In the absence of a gymnasium, school halls have in many cases been equipped for gymnastic work.