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Classes (Size)

Volume 531: debated on Thursday 28 October 1954

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90.

asked the Minister of Education what was the number of primary school classes in January, 1954, with over 40, over 50, and over 60 pupils, respectively.

In January, 1954, in maintained primary schools there were 41,013 classes with more than 40 pupils. Of these, 1,154 classes had more than 50 pupils and five classes had more than 60 pupils.

91.

asked the Minister of Education what was the number of secondary school classes in January, 1954, with over 30, over 40, and over 50 pupils, respectively.

In January, 1954, in maintained and assisted secondary schools, there were 29,746 classes with more than 30 pupils. Of these, 2,738 classes had more than 40 pupils and 35 classes had more than 50 pupils.