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School place offers: area by area

There has been a slight increase in the number of families getting their first choice of secondary school in England this year, to 83.2%.

The table shows the proportion getting their first preference, one of their top three preferences (some areas allow up to six applications), or none of their preferences.

Map: % of children offered place in first choice school  by local authority

Secondary school place offers

LOCAL AUTHORITY FIRST TOP 3 NONE
Barking and Dagenham 66.9 85.5 9.4
Barnet 60.8 82.5 11.2
Barnsley 96.0 99.7 0.3
Bath and North East Somerset 89.9 95.7 4.3
Bedfordshire 97.0 99.4 0.5
Bexley 75.1 92.2 4.8
Birmingham 67.9 86.6 4.6
Blackburn with Darwen 75.3 91.8 8.2
Blackpool 96.0 99.4 0.6
Bolton 89.0 96.2 3.8
Bournemouth 71.3 95.9 4.1
Bracknell Forest 70.5 88.4 11.6
Bradford 78.8 94.5 5.5
Brent 69.1 88.2 5.9
Brighton and Hove 82.0 96.8 3.2
Bristol, City of 83.0 95.0 5.0
Bromley 67.0 88.0 5.2
Buckinghamshire 53.3 85.9 7.4
Bury 89.5 96.2 3.8
Calderdale 80.3 96.3 3.7
Cambridgeshire 94.3 98.2 1.8
Camden 68.9 90.7 5.6
Cheshire 91.3 97.1 2.9
City of London 60.9 87.0 8.7
Cornwall 97.1 99.4 0.6
Coventry 86.0 93.6 6.2
Croydon 56.5 80.9 10.9
Cumbria 93.4 99.2 0.8
Darlington 84.2 94.5 5.5
Derby 80.6 95.1 3.7
Derbyshire 92.3 98.0 2.0
Devon 91.1 97.7 2.3
Doncaster 96.9 99.5 0.5
Dorset 87.9 94.3 5.7
Dudley 90.8 97.8 1.1
Durham 95.8 98.1 1.9
Ealing 70.3 87.4 7.2
East Riding of Yorkshire 96.8 99.5 0.5
East Sussex 87.7 94.4 5.6
Enfield 62.1 84.8 6.4
Essex 81.0 95.2 3.3
Gateshead 92.3 98.5 1.5
Gloucestershire 85.4 94.7 5.3
Greenwich 69.1 90.2 5.5
Hackney 61.7 82.3 11.0
Halton 87.5 96.9 3.1
Hammersmith and Fulham 61.8 82.2 10.6
Hampshire 92.5 98.2 1.8
Haringey 66.3 86.6 7.2
Harrow 85.2 95.9 2.7
Hartlepool 96.2 99.4 0.6
Havering 77.0 93.9 0.0
Herefordshire 93.6 98.3 1.7
Hertfordshire 76.2 92.6 7.4
Hillingdon 70.5 89.7 4.9
Hounslow 69.8 88.8 5.4
Isle of Wight 99.1 100.0 0.0
Islington 68.8 89.1 6.3
Kensington and Chelsea 60.1 84.4 11.9
Kent 78.4 93.7 4.7
Kingston Upon Hull, City of 77.9 94.9 5.1
Kingston upon Thames 57.3 86.8 5.3
Kirklees 81.9 94.8 5.2
Knowsley 87.4 96.6 3.4
Lambeth 55.5 82.1 4.0
Lancashire 90.7 98.1 1.9
Leeds 85.3 96.6 3.4
Leicester 87.4 96.8 3.2
Leicestershire 96.3 98.6 1.4
Lewisham 56.8 85.1 6.2
Lincolnshire 89.0 97.3 2.7
Liverpool 82.8 96.3 3.7
Luton 85.2 96.3 3.7
Manchester 77.1 93.2 5.9
Medway 89.8 97.5 1.7
Merton 58.2 79.6 10.2
Middlesbrough 77.5 97.5 2.5
Milton Keynes 87.3 97.5 2.5
Newcastle upon Tyne 91.0 96.4 2.8
Newham 79.8 93.4 4.5
Norfolk 92.7 97.9 2.1
North East Lincolnshire 88.2 96.7 3.3
North Lincolnshire 98.6 99.7 0.3
North Somerset 91.1 95.7 4.3
North Tyneside 91.6 96.5 3.5
North Yorkshire 88.2 95.9 3.6
Northamptonshire 83.7 97.3 2.7
Northumberland 97.4 99.7 0.3
Nottingham 84.5 94.7 4.1
Nottinghamshire 95.3 98.7 1.3
Oldham 82.5 93.4 4.9
Oxfordshire 89.6 96.9 3.1
Peterborough 80.1 94.6 5.4
Plymouth 88.3 97.8 2.2
Poole 69.9 87.6 12.4
Portsmouth 90.7 97.8 2.2
Reading 71.4 94.8 5.2
Redbridge 56.6 82.0 8.6
Redcar and Cleveland 96.1 98.5 1.5
Richmond upon Thames 62.2 84.0 12.7
Rochdale 90.9 98.3 1.3
Rotherham 96.2 99.3 0.7
Rutland 96.2 99.7 0.3
Salford 88.2 95.4 3.7
Sandwell 74.5 91.0 4.7
Sefton 89.7 96.7 3.3
Sheffield 89.0 96.2 3.8
Shropshire 94.0 99.0 1.0
Slough 41.7 72.6 8.0
Solihull 81.2 95.8 0.7
Somerset 91.5 96.5 3.5
South Gloucestershire 88.1 97.9 2.1
South Tyneside 88.4 95.2 4.8
Southampton 86.4 96.6 3.4
Southend-on-Sea 68.4 91.8 4.5
Southwark 54.8 81.7 8.3
St Helens 95.0 99.1 0.9
Staffordshire 93.2 98.5 1.2
Stockport 88.9 97.3 2.7
Stockton-on-Tees 96.9 99.8 0.2
Stoke-on-Trent 91.8 99.4 0.6
Suffolk 93.0 97.1 2.9
Sunderland 95.6 98.8 1.2
Surrey 79.4 92.5 7.5
Sutton 63.1 85.5 6.7
Swindon 93.2 97.8 2.2
Tameside 81.0 95.6 4.4
Telford and Wrekin 87.5 97.6 2.0
Thurrock 82.4 98.2 0.0
Torbay 80.3 97.4 2.6
Tower Hamlets 72.1 89.7 7.5
Trafford 60.7 88.1 5.6
Wakefield 97.7 99.3 0.7
Walsall 74.2 92.0 5.1
Waltham Forest 78.7 93.3 3.6
Wandsworth 53.3 85.2 6.6
Warrington 93.3 98.4 1.5
Warwickshire 76.2 93.9 4.5
West Berkshire 90.4 98.2 1.8
West Sussex 89.3 95.5 4.5
Westminster 64.4 87.2 8.4
Wigan 94.1 99.1 0.9
Wiltshire 88.7 97.1 2.9
Windsor and Maidenhead 77.7 91.6 8.4
Wirral 79.9 98.3 1.2
Wokingham 76.7 95.9 4.1
Wolverhampton 78.6 94.2 3.7
Worcestershire 89.7 94.9 5.1
York 92.3 98.2 1.6


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