Class Sizes

Education and Skills written question – answered on 4th May 2004.

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Photo of James Purnell James Purnell Labour, Stalybridge and Hyde

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many children in Stalybridge and Hyde were taught in classes of more than 30 on the latest date for which figures are available.

Photo of Stephen Twigg Stephen Twigg Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Skills)

The information requested is shown in the table.

Maintained primary and secondary schools (15): number of pupils in classes of 31 or more pupils taught by one teacher—January 2003
Number of pupils in classes of 31 or more
Stalybridge and Hyde

parliamentary constituency

Total pupils in all classes Number of pupils Percentage of pupils (16)
Maintained Primary 7,930 1,274 16.1
Maintained Secondary 5,685 854 15.0

(15) Includes middle schools as deemed.

(16) Percentage of pupils in those classes expressed as a percentage of pupils in all classes taught by one teacher.


Annual Schools' Census

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