§ Mr. Alec Jones
asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many children in primary schools and in secondary schools in Wales are being taught in classes containing more than 31 pupils.
§ Mr. Michael Roberts
The information on class size collected by the Welsh Office and given in the attached table relates to classes as registered and not to classes as taught.
Registered Classes: September 1981 Maintained primary schools Maintained secondary schools Number of classes with 31 or more pupils Estimated number of pupils in such classes Number of classes with 31 or more pupils Estimated number of pupils in such classes 1,856 62,400 2,188 73,000