asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many children in Wales attend maintained nursery schools and nursery classes; and what proportion this is of the total number of children in Wales under 5 years of age.
In January 1976, the latest date for which information is available, 21,890 children were attending nursery school or a nursery class in a primary school on a full or part-time basis. This figure represents approximately 19 per cent. of the 2 to 4 age group.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many Welsh language nursery schools and nursery classes there are in the maintained sector and the private sector, respectively; and how many children attend in each category.
|Number of nursery schools||…||40||41||44||67|
|Number of full-time pupils||…||1,940||1,913||1,583||1,610|
|Number of part-time pupils||…||43||303||1,147||2,887|
|Number of nursery classes in primary schools||…||N/A||N/A||272||553|
|Number of full-time pupils||…||N/A||N/A||6,891||10,117|
|Number of Part-time pupils||…||N/A||N/A||N/A||7,276|
|N/A = Not available|