HC Deb 06 May 1958 vol 587 cc88-9W
Mr. Lawson

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland which nursery schools are at present grant-aided; what are the sums paid; and how many children are enrolled.

Mr. Maclay

The following table shows, for 1956–57, details of the nursery schools not conducted by education authorities which receive either direct grant from the Education (Scotland) Fund or a contribution from the Education Authority of the area, which is grant-aided:

Name Roll Direct Grant Indirect Grant
£ £
Cameron House Nursery school 32 823
Cowgate Nursery School 82 1,624
High School Yards Nursery School 30 742
Michaelis Nursery School 35 (1955–56) 704
Princess Elizabeth Child Garden 30 721
St. Saviour's Child Garden 40 377
Princess Margaret Nursery School 13 950 650
Methil Nursery School 90 2,834
Kinloss Nursery School 36 200

In addition 96 pupils attend nursery schools or classes associated with three of the demonstration schools conducted by the training colleges which are grant-aided through the National Committee for the Training of Teachers.