HC Deb 16 July 1999 vol 335 c358W
Mr. Kemp

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what the average class sizes were for five to seven-year-olds within the city of Sunderland in(a) May 1999 and (b) May 1997. [90278]

Ms Estelle Morris

The available information is shown in the following table.

Average size of key stage 1 classes taught by one teacher in maintained primary schools in Sunderland Local Education Authority area, January each year
Year Average size
1999 (provisional) 24.7
1997 25.6