Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Questions (250)

Michelle Mulherin

Question:

250. Deputy Michelle Mulherin asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number of children who were no more than four years old when they first enrolled and attended primary school in each of the past five years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9898/13]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

We collect information on primary children by the year that they were born rather than by date of birth. Please see the following table with the number of 4 year old children enrolled from 2007-2011.

Year

Age

Mainstream Pupils

2007

4

26256

2008

4

26932

2009

4

25894

2010

4

25016

2011

4

26768