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Size Of Classes

Volume 496: debated on Wednesday 20 February 1952

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70.

asked the Minister of Education the number of classes of over 50, and over 40 pupils, respectively, at the latest date for which figures are available.

In January, 1951, there were 35,103 classes with over 40 pupils on the registers, including 1,123 classes with over 50 pupils, in primary and secondary schools (other than nursery or special schools) maintained or assisted by local education authorities. Comparable figures for January, 1952, are not yet available.