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Class Sizes

Volume 464: debated on Tuesday 9 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what the pupil to teacher ratio was in English (a) primary and (b) secondary schools in (i) 2006 and (ii) 2007. (154710)

In January 2006 the overall pupil to teacher ratio in local authority maintained primary schools was 22.0 and 16.6 in secondary schools for English. In January 2007 the provisional figures in primary schools was 21.8 and 16.5 in secondary schools.

This information is from the Department of Children, Schools and Families school census.

Academies and city technology colleges are not included in the figures.