§ Mr. Grogan
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the average infant class size in North Yorkshire was in each year since 1997. 
§ Mr. Stephen Twigg
Information on infant class size is collected in the September Class Size Count, which first took place in 1998. The available figures are shown in the table.
Maintained primary schools: infant class sizes taught by one teacher Position in September each year North Yorkshire Local Education Authority Average infant class size 1998 25.5 1999 22.9 2000 22.4 2001 22.4 2002 22.4
September Class Size Count.