HC Deb 22 February 1954 vol 524 c8W
Mr. Ede

asked the Minister of Education the number of voluntary schools and their allocation between aided, controlled and special agreement status, giving the figures for each denominational group separately.

Miss Horsbrugh

The number of voluntary schools in England and Wales whose status had been determined by 31st December, 1953, is shown in the table below. The figures are classified according to status and denomination. In addition, there were on the same date 845 voluntary schools of all denominations, and 31 transitionally-assisted grammar schools which had not had their status determined.

In Secondary Modern Schools

  • Berkshire.
  • Birmingham.
  • Buckinghamshire.
  • Coventry.
  • Flintshire.
  • Lancashire.
  • Lincolnshire, Kesteven.
  • Middlesex.
  • Norwich.
  • Nottingham.
  • Warwickshire.

All of the over-sized classes in grammar schools and some of those in modern schools were assembled for registration purposes only. The pupils were taught in smaller groups.