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Secondary Schools (Selection System)

Volume 80: debated on Friday 14 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science which local authorities retain a selective secondary school system.

The table shows those local authorities which retained a partially selective secondary school system as at January 1984, the latest date for which firm figures are available. No authority operated a fully selective system.

LEAS maintaining at least one grammar school-January 1984
Local Education AuthoritiesNumber of Grammar Schools
Barnet2
Bexley2
Bromley2
Enfield1
Kingston-upon-Thames2
Redbridge2
Sutton4
Birmingham8
Walsall2
Wolverhampton1
Liverpool2
Wirral4
Trafford8
Calderdale7
Kirklees1
Avon2
Berkshire6

Local Education Authorities

Number of Grammar Schools

Buckinghamshire14
Cumbria1
Devon10
Dorset7
Essex8
Gloucestershire11
Hereford and Worcestershire1
Kent28
Lancashire5
Lincolnshire15
Norfolk3
North Yorkshire7
Salop2
Warwickshire5
Wiltshire2