Elementary Schools (Senior Departments).

Oral Answers to Questions — Education. – in the House of Commons on 31st July 1922.

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Photo of Mrs Margaret Wintringham Mrs Margaret Wintringham , Louth Borough


asked the President of the Board of Education the number of senior girls' and senior boys' departments in elementary schools for the years 1919, 1920, and 1921, respectively?


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Following is the answer:

My right hon. Friend presumes the hon. Member refers to senior departments which are separately organised according to the sex of the pupils in schools of which the junior departments include both boys and girls. The figures are as follow:

Public Elementary Schools in England and Wales.
31st January, 1919.31st March, 1920.31st March, 1921.
Number of Senior Girls' Departments.616793
Number of Senior Boys' Departments.767296