The available information is given in the table and relates to a sample of classes conducted on the day of the census in January.
|Maintained primary and secondary schools( 1) : Classes as taught( 2, 3,) as at January 2006, England|
|Classes with more than 60 pupils|
|Primary schools||Secondary schools|
|Class activity||Number of schools||Number of classes||Number of teachers||Number of pupils||Number of schools||Number of classes||Number of teachers||Number of pupils|
|English, literacy or reading||1||1||1||80||2||2||15||275|
|Mathematics or numeracy||0||0||0||0||3||3||18||440|
|(1) Includes middle schools as deemed. (2) Classes as taught during a single selected period on the day of the census in January. (3) Includes classes with more than one teacher (4 )Includes geography, history, economics and business studies Source: Schools Census.|
The table identifies one class in a primary school with 80 pupils and one teacher. This was a nursery class in which there were two members of support staff.
No classes of 61 or more pupils were reported in city technology colleges or academies in January 2006.