Primary school joy for nearly 90% of city families
Nearly 90% of parents in Brighton & Hove applying for primary school places for September 2018 have been offered their first preference school.
More than 98% of parents were offered one of their preferred schools.
This year’s preference figures are as follows:
|First preferences||2,333 pupils or 89.4%||2,382 pupils or 89.98%|
|Second preferences||197 pupils or 7.55%||177 pupils or 6.6%|
|Third preferences||39 pupils or 1.49%||43 pupils or 1.6%|
|Directions||40 pupils or 1.5%||45 pupils or (1.7%)|
In line with the council’s published arrangements, those who were not offered a place at one of their preferred schools were offered places at the nearest school to their home address that had places available.