§ Mr. Swingler
asked the Minister of Education if he will state for the latest date for which figures are available, the total number of children attending secondary schools and the numbers attending comprehensive, grammar, secondary modern, and technical schools, respectively.48W
§ Mr. Geoffrey Lloyd
The numbers of senior pupils attending maintained and assisted schools of different types in January, 1957, were:
Comprehensive 42,416 Grammar 558,645 Modern 1,424,041 Technical 94,469 Multilateral and Bilateral 66,926 Total attending secondary schools 2,186,497 Seniors in all-age schools 165,329 Total seniors 2,351,826
In addition, there were 76,955 pupils aged 11 and over in direct grant grammar schools and 868 in direct grant secondary technical schools.