HC Deb 17 November 1972 vol 846 cc230-1W
Mr. Dormand

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the number of schools, maintained and private, respectively, catering for maladjusted children, and the number of places in each.

Mr. St. John-Stevas

As at January, 1972, there were 127 maintained special schools for maladjusted pupils in England, with 4,476 pupils, and 18 non-maintained special schools, with 720 pupils. In addition, LEA returns in January, 1972, showed that 3,225 maladjusted children attended a variety of independent schools.