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Primary Education: Tamworth

Volume 473: debated on Monday 17 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many children at key stage 1 in Tamworth were taught in classes of 31 pupils or more in (a) 1997 and (b) 2007. (193601)

The information can be found in the following table.

Maintained primary schools1: number and percentage of pupils in key stage 1 classes2,3—position in January: 1997 and 2007—Tamworth parliamentary constituency

Key stage 1 classes

1997

20074

Number of pupils in class

3,506

2,452

Number of pupils in classes of 31 or more pupils

493

0

Percentage of pupils in classes of 31 or more pupils

14.1

0.0

1 Includes middle schools as deemed.

2 Class as taught in a selected period on the day of the census in January.

3 Classes taught by one teacher.

4 Also includes reception classes.

Source:

School Census