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Class sizes in secondary schools

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Last updated on 16 March 2017
School types: All · School phases: Secondary
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Is there guidance on class sizes in secondary school? We relay guidance on setting secondary class sizes and look at data on average class sizes for secondary schools. You will also find advice on basing group size on the floor space available and determining class sizes for different subjects.

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Contents

  1. 1 No secondary class size limit
  2. 2 Factors to consider
  3. 3 Average class sizes
  4. 4 Basing class size on floor space
  5. 5 Group sizes for different subjects
  6. 6 Teaching union guidelines

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