HC Deb 19 December 1935 vol 307 cc1963-4W

asked the Presiden of the Board of Education what are the number of children attending senior and central schools, respectively; what are the number of such schools; and what number of teachers are employed in such schools?


I regret that I cannot give separate figures for central schools or departments, but the figures for senior departments are as follow:

England and Wales.
Senior Departments of Public Elementary Schools maintained by Local Education Authorities, 31st March, 1935.
Number of Departments. Number on Registers. Full-time adult staff.
Senior Boys 874 261,596 9,67
Girls 879 259,052 9,478
Mixed 991 286,586 10,385
Total 2,744 807,234 29,530