HC Deb 24 November 1994 vol 250 cc252-3W
Mr. Blunkett

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what were the pupil-teacher ratios for(a) 1992–93 and (b) 1993–94 for public sector (i) nursery schools, (ii) primary schools, (iii) secondary schools, (iv) non-maintained schools, (v) special schools and (vi) all schools; and whether these figures include unqualified teachers.

Mr. Ancram

The information requested is as follows:

1992–93 1993–94
(i) Nursery 24:4 24:7
(ii) Primary 22:2 21:6
(iii) Secondary 15:3 15:2
(iv) Non-maintained1
(v) Special 6:9 6:8
(vi) All schools 18:2 17:9
1 Northern Ireland does not have any schools in this category. The figures do not include unqualified teachers.

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