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Primary And Secondary Schools

Volume 81: debated on Monday 17 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what were the total numbers of (a) primary schools and (b) secondary schools in Scotland in 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981 and 1980.

The information is as follows:

Number of Schools/Departments Year (September)
19801981198219831984
Education Authority
Primary2,5222,4992,4892,4612,443
Secondary444439442444440
Grant-aided
Primary2121202019
Secondary2322212019
Independent
Primary6665635858
Secondary5554545052

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list by region (a) the primary schools and (b) the secondary schools which were closed during 1983 and 1984.