§ Sir Knox Cunningham
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the percentage of children staying on beyond the minimum leaving age in comprehensive, grammar and secondary modern schools, respectively.
§ Mr. Crosland
The proportions of leavers from various types of school in78W the educational year 1963–64 who left at the minimum age were as follows:
per cent. Modern and all-age schools … 73.4 Grammar schools … 2.9 Comprehensive schools … 49.7
Figures for 1964–65 will be available before the end of the year.