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Grammar Schools, Urmston

Volume 640: debated on Thursday 11 May 1961

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7.

asked the Minister of Education for what reasons he sanctioned the proposal of the Lancashire Education Committee to divide the coeducational Urmston Grammar School into two single-sex grammar schools.

Because a new grammar school was needed and the local education authority thought that the best solution was to make the existing school a girls' school and the new school a boys' school.