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Maintained Schools

Volume 33: debated on Tuesday 7 December 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many grammar, secondary modern and comprehensive schools are within the maintained sector in England and Wales.

In January 1982, the latest date for which information is available, there were 185 secondary grammar, 357 secondary modern an 3,358 comprehensive schools maintained by local education authorities in England. In addition, there were 13 technical schools, 659 middle schools deemed secondary and 50 other secondary schools. Information about schools in Wales is the responsibility of my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Wales.