HC Deb 28 February 1957 vol 565 c203W
83. Mr. Sydney Irving

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Education if he will state the average pupil-teacher ratio for grammar schools and for secondary modern schools, respectively, in 1955 and 1956.

Sir E. Boyle

The average pupil-teacher ratio for maintained modern schools increased from 21.7 in 1955 to 22.3 in 1956; during the same period the ration for maintained and assisted grammar schools remained constant at 18.1.