HC Deb 01 December 1948 vol 458 c180W
75. Commander Noble

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty the number of candidates who failed the interview in the second new Dartmouth entry scheme and the number appointed as cadets; and if he will also give a list of successful candidates' schools.

Mr. Dugdale

Of the 72 candidates interviewed, 44 failed to reach the qualifying standard. Twenty-seven were appointed as cadets; the vacancies in the branch for which the twenty-eighth was a candidate were already filled. Following is a list of the successful candidates' schools:

  • Ardrossan Academy.
  • Bedford Modern School.
  • Bishop's Stortford College.
  • Brentwood School (2 candidates).
  • Cirencester Grammar School.
  • Derby School.
  • Dover County Grammar School.
  • Downside School, Bath.
  • Dumfries Academy.
  • Finchley Grammar School.
  • Frimley and Camberley County Grammar School.
  • Haileybury and I.S.C.
  • Harrow County Grammar School.
  • Huddersfield College.
  • Huddersfield Roys Hall Grammar School.
  • Leys School, Cambridge.
  • Lowestoft Grammar School.
  • Newtown Boys' Grammar School.
  • North Manchester High School.
  • Peter Symond's School, Winchester.
  • Pontypridd Boys' Grammar School.
  • Royal Grammar School, Lancaster.
  • Solihull School.
  • St. Joseph's College, London.
  • Wellington Grammar School.
  • H.M.S. "Fisgard" (R.N. Artificers' Training Establishment, Torpoint).