Northern Ireland: Integrated Schools

House of Lords written question – answered on 14th June 2005.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Lord Hylton Lord Hylton Crossbench

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Further to the Written Answer by the Lord President on 7 March (WA 51–52), how many pupils applying for places in integrated schools in Northern Ireland for September 2005 have had to be turned away because of insufficient capacity.

Photo of Lord Rooker Lord Rooker Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office, The Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office

There were 2,253 applications to post-primary integrated schools for the 1,920 places available. Some 455 pupils were turned away from popular schools but there remain 122 vacant places available in undersubscribed integrated schools across Northern Ireland. Information on application/admissions is not available for the primary school sector.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.