HC Deb 02 August 1962 vol 664 cc132-3W
Mr. Willey

asked the Minister of Education what were the percentages of junior and senior pupils in maintained schools in oversize classes at January, 1962, in the areas of the local education authorities in County Durham.

Sir E. Boyle

The figures are as follows:

Local Education Authority Percentage of pupils in oversize classes
Junior Senior
Durham 21.2 65.0
Darlington C.B. 31.5 62.1
Gateshead C.B. 19.8 57.4
South Shields C.B. 35.6 54.0
Sunderland C.B. 23.8 54.0
West Hartlepool C.B. 19.1 61.7