HC Deb 18 November 1997 vol 301 c155W
Mr. Brady

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what was the average class size for key stage 1 classes in primary schools(a) in January and (b) in September 1997. [15552]

Mr. Byers

The average class size of Key stage 1 classes taught by one teacher in maintained primary schools in England in January 1997 was 26.9.

Information on class sizes in September is not collected centrally.