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Nursery Education

Volume 885: debated on Monday 3 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales what is the number of children in each local education authority and in Wales in full- or part-time nursery education; and if he will express each total in each authority area, and for Wales, per 100 children of nursery age.

The table below gives for each authority in Wales:

  • (a) the number of pupils aged under five in a nursery school or in a nursery class in a primary school who were receiving education either full-time or part-time in January 1974;
  • (b) the figures in (a) expressed per 100 children aged three and four;
  • (c) the number of pupils aged under five in other classes in primary schools; and
  • (d) the figures in (c) expressed per 100
  • (a)(b)(c)(d)
    AuthorityNumber of PupilsPercentageNumber of PupilsPercentage
    Clwyd8176·94,00333·6
    Dyfed6107·03,59341·3
    Gwent2,34716·54,56432·1
    Gwynedd2,70240·95838·8
    Mid Glamorgan5,57831·84,53225·9
    Powys52119·31,03938·5
    South Glamorgan1,58513·22,87323·8
    West Glamorgan2,37022·13,13629·3
    Wales Total16,53019·624,32328·8