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Volume 526: debated on Thursday 8 April 1954

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asked the Minister of Education the number of pupils now receiving grammar school education in Sunderland; and what proportion of pupils in Sunderland go to secondary modern and secondary grammar schools, respectively.

In January, 1953, there were 2,209 pupils attending grant-aided grammar schools in Sunderland. At the same date, of the children aged 13 for whose education the education authority were responsible, about half attended secondary modern and about one-eighth secondary grammar schools.