HC Deb 04 March 1997 vol 291 c558W
Mrs. Dunwoody

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment (1) what is the average class size for(a) primary schools and (b) secondary schools for (i) the constituency of Crewe and Nantwich and (ii) Cheshire; [18641]

(2) how many schools in (a) Crewe and Nantwich and (b) Cheshire have an average class size over 30. [18643]

Mr. Robin Squire

Average class sizes of classes as taught by one teacher in Cheshire local education authority area in January 1996 were 27.4 for primary schools and 21.3 for secondary schools; 53 primary schools and no secondary schools had average class sizes over 30.

Information on average class sizes in schools in the constituency of Crewe and Nantwich is not collated centrally.