Secondary school intake – offers as at March 2016

By on 01/03/2016 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

Birmingham Pupils

14,775 Birmingham pupils applied to transfer to secondary school

58,380 preferences were expressed

11,900 (85.7%) applications were made on-line*

10,220 (69.2%) were offered their first preferred school

1,850 (12.5%) were offered their second preferred school

912 (6.2%) were offered their third preferred school

438 (3%) were offered their fourth preferred school

219 (1.5%) were offered their fifth preferred school

157 (1%) were offered their sixth preferred school

13,796 (93.4%) were offered one of their preferred schools

979 (6.6%) were offered a school that was not one of their preferences

1,608 (10.9%) were offered a school outside Birmingham

*468 SEN pupils and 396 late applicants cannot apply online

Extra District Pupils

1,889 pupils who live in another local authority applied for a place at a Birmingham school

3,500 preferences were expressed

454 (24%) were offered their first preferred school

85 (4.5%) were offered their second preferred school

53 (2.8%) were offered their third preferred school

26 (1.3%) were offered their fourth preferred school

3 (0.2%) were offered their fifth preferred school

5 (0.3%) were offered their sixth preferred school

626 (33.1%) pupils who live in another local authority who applied for a Birmingham school were offered a Birmingham school

Emails detailing offers should be received today by 3.30pm. Parents/carers who applied online can visit: 

https://eadmissions.birmingham.gov.uk/prefs.php

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