HC Deb 14 March 1995 vol 256 c515W
Mr. Walden

To ask the Secretary of State for Education what were the average class sizes in(a) state secondary and (b) independent schools in (i) 1979, (ii) 1985 and (iii) 1993.

Mr. Robin Squire

The average size of single teacher classes in maintained secondary schools in England for the years requested is shown in the table. Information on the size of classes in independent schools is not held centrally.