Secondary school intake – 2009

By on 11/01/2010 in Factsheets

Secondary 2009 intake - offers as at 2 March 2009
(National Offer Day)

Italicised figures in brackets denote difference to 2008 figures

 

Total pupil applications from Birmingham and authorities beyond

15,770 pupils applied to Birmingham Local Authority for a secondary school for September 2009 (down 370)

55,321 preferences were expressed (down 546)

9,866 pupils (62.6%) were offered their first preferred school (up 1.8%)

1,849 pupils (11.7%) were offered their second preferred school (no change)

914 pupils (5.8%) were offered their third preferred school (down 0.2%)

613 pupils (3.9%) were offered their fourth preferred school (no change)

396 pupils (2.5%) were offered their fifth preferred school (up 0.2%)

260 pupils (1.6%) were offered their sixth preferred school (down 0.2%)

13,898 pupils (88.2%) were offered one of their preferred schools (up 1.6%)

 Grammar Schools
 
KE Aston - 104 places
Camp Hill Boys - 93
Camp Hill Girls - 120
KE Five Ways - 150
KE Handsworth (for girls) - 128
Sutton Coldfield Grammar (for girls) - 150
Bishops Vesey grammar - 124
Handsworth Grammar - 130

Of 13,952 Birmingham pupils applying for a secondary school place in 2009:

2562 (18.4%) put a grammar school first preference
1940 (13.9%) put a grammar school second preference
1317 (9.4%) put a grammar school third preference
801 (5.7%) put a grammar school fourth preference
388 (2.8%) put a grammar school fifth preference
184 (1.3%) put a grammar school sixth preference

  

Birmingham pupils only

13,952 Birmingham pupils applied to transfer to secondary school for September 2009 (down 417)

2,278 (16.3%) applications were made on-line (up 1,110)                                                                                                                                  
                                                                   
9,471 pupils (67.9%) were offered their first preferred school (up 2.6%)

1,747 pupils (12.5%) were offered their second preferred school (no change)

870 pupils (6.2%) were offered their third preferred school (down 0.3%)

577 pupils (4.1%) were offered their fourth preferred school (down 0.1%)

387 pupils (2.8%) were offered their fifth preferred school (up 0.2%)

256 pupils (1.8%) were offered their sixth preferred school (down 0.2%)

13,300 pupils (95.3%) were offered one of their preferred schools (up 2.2%)

644 pupils (4.6%) who live within Birmingham were offered a provisional place at a school that was not one of their preferences. This compares with 980 pupils (6.8%) in March 2008, 899 pupils (5.7%) in March 2007 and 840 pupils (5.4%) in March 2006.

1,353 (9.7%) pupils were offered a school outside Birmingham (up 1%)

 
Extra-district pupils (pupils applying from authorities beyond Birmingham)

1,818 pupils who live in another local authority applied for a place at a Birmingham school (up 47)

3,427 preferences were expressed (up 89)

395 pupils (21.7%) were offered their first preferred school (down 2.6%)

102 pupils (5.6%) were offered their second preferred school (up 0.7%)

44 pupils (2.4%) were offered their third preferred school (up 0.3%)

36 pupils (2.0%) were offered their fourth preferred school (up 0.3%)

9 pupils (0.5%) were offered their fifth preferred school (up 0.3%)

4 pupils (0.2%) were offered their sixth preferred school (down 0.1%)

 590 pupils (32.5%) pupils who live in another local authority were offered a Birmingham school (down 1%)

 

Figures for 2008 admissions (for comparison)

14,369 parent/carers who live in Birmingham submitted a local authority preference form requesting a secondary school place for their child before the offer of places on 3 March 2008.

Of the 14, 369:

9,380 were offered their first preferred school (65.3%)

1,803 were offered their second preferred school (12.5%)

938 were offered their third preferred school (6.5%)

601 were offered their fourth preferred school (4.2%)

376 were offered their fifth preferred school (2.6%)

291 were offered their sixth preferred school (2%)

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