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Partially-Sighted Children

Volume 531: debated on Thursday 28 October 1954

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asked the Minister of Education the number of grammar schools for partially-sighted children; the number of pupils in such schools; whether he is satisfied that such provision is adequate; and what steps he is taking to increase the provision.

There is no grammar school for partially-sighted children in England and Wales, but my right hon. Friend has no evidence that the present arrangements are inadequate by which provision is made for the more seriously handicapped in the two existing grammar schools for blind children and for the less seriously handicapped in ordinary grammar schools.