HC Deb 25 January 1972 vol 829 c420W
Mr. Luce

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the annual cost of educating a child at a State primary school and State secondary school, respectively.

Mr. van Straubenzee

£102.25 for primary and £187.57 for secondary on the basis of actual costs in 1970–71. The estimated costs used by local authorities for recoupment purposes in 1971–72 are:

Primary and middle school under 11 124
Middle school over 11, secondary school under 16. 210
Secondary school over 16 325