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Over-Size Classes

Volume 649: debated on Thursday 16 November 1961

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asked the Minister of Education what proportions of children were being taught in oversize classes in January, 1961; and how these figures compare with those for the last two years.

In January, 1961, the percentage of junior pupils in over-size classes was 19·7 compared with 21·7 a year earlier and 24·2 two years earlier.The percentage of senior pupils in over-size classes was 61·6 compared with 62·9 a year earlier, and 64·2 two years earlier.