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Dáil Éireann Debate, Wednesday - 19 January 2022

Wednesday, 19 January 2022

Questions (817)

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

Question:

817. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Education the number of pupils that were in third year of secondary school in the 2019-2020 academic year that chose not to take transition year and instead to enter straight into fifth year in 2020-2021. [1858/22]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

There were 65,202 third year pupils in 2019-2020. Of this cohort, 45,981 went into fourth year (TY), 17,357 transferred directly into fifth year and 69 pupils repeated third year for the 2020-21 academic year.

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