Secondary 2010 intake – offers as at 1 March 2010

By on 01/03/2010 in Factsheets

Figures in brackets denote difference to 2009 figures

Birmingham Pupils

  • 13,986 Birmingham pupils applied to transfer to secondary school (up 34)
  • 52,968 preferences were expressed (up 1074)
  • 2,896 (21.5%) applications were made on-line (up 618 / 5.2%)
  •  9,300 (66.5%) were offered their first preferred school (down 1.4%)
  • 1,715 (12.3%) were offered their second preferred school (down 0.2%)
  • 917 (6.6%) were offered their third preferred school (up 0.4%)
  • 587 (4.2%) were offered their fourth preferred school (up 0.1%)
  • 412 (2.9%) were offered their fifth preferred school (up 0.1%)
  • 293 (2.1%) were offered their sixth preferred school (up 0.3%)
  • 13,224 (94.6%) pupils were offered one of their preferred schools (down 0.7%)
  • 762 (5.4%) pupils who live in Birmingham were offered a provisional place at a school that was not one of their preferences.  This compares with 644 pupils (4.6%) in 2009, 980 pupils (6.8%) in 2008 and 899 pupils (5.7%) in 2007.
  • 1,383 (9.9%) pupils were offered a school outside Birmingham (up 0.2%)

Extra-District Pupils

  • 1,870 pupils who live in another local authority applied for a place at a Birmingham school (up 52)
  • 3,535 preferences were expressed (up 108)
  •  398 (21.3%) were offered their first preferred school (down 0.4%)
  • 92 (4.9%) were offered their second preferred school (down 0.7%)
  • 42 (2.2%) were offered their third preferred school (down 0.2%)
  • 25 (1.3%) were offered their fourth preferred school (down 0.7%)
  • 12 (0.7%) were offered their fifth preferred school (up 0.2%)
  • 3 (0.2%) were offered their sixth preferred school (no change)
  • 572 (30.6%) pupils who live in another local authority were offered a Birmingham school (down 1.9%)

All Pupils

  • 15,856 pupils applied to transfer to secondary school (up 86)
  • 56,503 preferences were expressed (up 1182)
  • 9,698 (61.1%) were offered their first preferred school (down 1.5%)
  • 1,807 (11.4%) were offered their second preferred school (down 0.3%)
  • 959 (6%) were offered their third preferred school (up 0.2%)
  • 612 (3.9%) were offered their fourth preferred school (no change)
  • 424 (2.7%) were offered their fifth preferred school (up 0.2%)
  • 296 (1.9%) were offered their sixth preferred school (up 0.3%)
  • 13,796 (87%) pupils were offered one of their preferred schools (down 1.2%)

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