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Primary Schools (Belfast)

Volume 14: debated on Thursday 3 December 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many primary schools there are in the maintained sector in the area covered by the Belfast education and library board; how many pupils there are at each school; and how many each school is capable of taking.

There are 53 maintained schools, and the information in relation to each school is as follows:

Roll No. and SchoolSeptember 81 EnrolmentCapacity of Permanent Accomodation
0329 Edmund Rice443486
0876 Holy Child Boys'378420
0877 Holy Child Girls'357420
0194 Holy Cross Boys'486618
0331 Holy Cross Girls'236618
0234 Holy Family Boys'218321
0330 Holy Family Girls'216321
0327 Holy Rosary336519
3314 Holy Trinity Boys'363717
3321 Holy Trinity Girls'343717
6041 Mercy681684
0326 Our Lady's336585
0313 Our Lady of Lourdes488486
0316 St Aidan's459585
0868 St Anne's914750
0328 St Anthony's106189
6429 St Anthony's (Willowfield)73222
0317 St Bernadette's367420
6075 St Bride's437486
0215 St Colman's131222
0105 St Columban's175255
0257 St Comgall's Boys'124288
0258 St Comgall's Girls'134288
0204 St Finian's Monastery275321
0180 St Gall's311350
0226 St John's Girls'125354
6092 St John the Baptist Boys'750816
6091 St John the Baptist Girls'691717
6246 St Joseph's183453
Roll No. and SchoolSeptember 81 EnrolmentCapacity of Permanent Accomodation
0090 St Joseph's Boys'145255
0091 St Joseph's Girls'142288
0259 St Kevin's Boys'328453
0260 St Kevin's Girls'255519
0185 St Malachy's Convent153453
0315 St Mary's Boys' and Girls'182222
6278 St Mary's229354
6048 St Mary's Star of the Sea245420
0222 St Matthew's Boys134288
0223 St Marthew's Convent139255
6140 St Michael's380420
3316 St Oliver Plunkett Boys'580354
3319 St Oliver Plunkett Girls'570354
0264 St Patrick's Boys'189288
0265 St Patrick's Girls'225255
6388 St Paul's*7857
0332 St Paul's Boys'297618
0851 St Teresa's Boys'347684
0887 St Teresa's Girls'338717
6132 St Therese of Lisieux29290
0186 St Vincent's Convent335453
6042 St Vincent de Paul200288
0117 Star of theSea Boys'84156
0118 Star of the Sea Convent198189
In a number of schools additional temporary classrooms have been provided where the permanent accomodation is insufficient to accomodate all classes.
* The enrolments at St Paul's can show variations: it is for itinerants.