Secondary school intake – offers as at 3 March 2014

By on 03/03/2014 in News

Today is national day of offer of secondary school places. Birmingham City Council's school admissions and pupil placements team has offered advice and guidance to parents/carers and pupils and has processed over 15,000 applications for secondary school places.

This year the number of parents/carers who have been offered their first preferred school was 70.3% and almost 94% of parents/carers have been offered one of their preferred schools.

See below for full details:

Birmingham pupils

14,000 Birmingham pupils applied to transfer to secondary school

53,272 preferences were expressed

11,332 (83.8%) applications were made on-line*

• 9,842 (70.3%) were offered their first preferred school

• 1,785 (12.8%) were offered their second preferred school

• 710 (5.1%) were offered their third preferred school

• 416 (2.9%) were offered their fourth preferred school

• 228 (1.6%) were offered their fifth preferred school

• 139 (1%) were offered their sixth preferred school

13,120 pupils (93.7%) were offered one of their preferred schools

880 pupils (6.3%) were offered a school that was not one of their preferences

1,555 (11.1%) were offered a school outside Birmingham

*482 SEN pupils cannot apply online 

Extra-district Pupils

1,796 pupils who live in another local authority applied for a place at a Birmingham school

3,255 preferences were expressed

• 511 (28.5%) were offered their first preferred school

• 117 (6.5%) were offered their second preferred school

• 49 (2.7%) were offered their third preferred school

• 18 (1%) were offered their fourth preferred school

• 8 (0.4%) were offered their fifth preferred school

• 1 (0.1%) were offered their sixth preferred school

Of the 1,796 pupils who live in another authority and submitted a preference for a Birmingham School or Academy, 704 (39.2%) pupils were offered a Birmingham school.

For further information visit: http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/schooladmissions

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