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School Classes (Size)

Volume 928: debated on Monday 14 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if she will list in the Official Report the latest available figures for the average class size in primary and secondary schools, respectively.

In January 1976, the latest date for which the statistics are available, the information was as follows:

Average class sizes in maintained schools in England and Wales
Middle-deemed primary†28·1
Middle-deemed secondary†27·7
* Classes as registered.
† Classes as taught.