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Class Sizes: Middlesbrough

Volume 461: debated on Thursday 21 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the average class size was for (a) secondary schools and (b) primary schools in Middlesbrough, South and East Cleveland in each of the last 10 years. (143435)

The available information is given in the table.

Maintained primary and secondary schools1: average class size2: Position in January each year 1998 to 20073: Middlesbrough, South and East Cleveland constituency

Middlesbrough, South and East Cleveland constituency

England

Primary

Secondary

Primary

Secondary

1998

26.4

22.2

27.7

21.7

1999

26.3

22.1

27.5

21.9

2000

26.0

22.1

27.1

22.0

2001

25.4

22.3

26.7

22.0

2002

24.1

21.1

26.3

21.9

2003

24.6

21.5

26.3

21.9

2004

24.0

21.5

26.2

21.8

2005

23.4

23.1

26.2

21.7

2006

23.8

22.7

26.3

21.5

20073

24.0

22.4

26.2

21.3

1 Includes middle schools as deemed.

2 Classes taught by one teacher during a single selected period on the census day in January.

3 Provisional data

Source:

School Census