HC Deb 25 November 1982 vol 32 cc551-2W
Dr. Roger Thomas

asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many maintained nursery schools there are in each local educational authority in Wales; how many children attend such schools; and what percentage this is of all children in Wales in this age group.

Mr. Michael Roberts

In January 1982, the latest date for which information is available, the number of full-time and part-time pupils attending maintained nursery schools in Wales was 4,120, representing a little over 6 per cent. of the 3 and 4-year-old age group. The numbers of schools and pupils in each local education authority are shown in the following table:

Number of maintained nursery schools Number of full-time and part-time pupils
Clwyd 4 331
Dyfed 4 252
Gwent 18 1,200
Mid Glamorgan 24 1,268
South Glamorgan 12 834
West Glamorgan 2 235

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