Primary school admissions

21 April 2010

Please find below the primary school admissions details for 2010 and 2009. Below the figures there is a quote from the county council.

2010

Reception Intake:

  • 8027 applied
  • 7169 pupils allocated first preference = 89%
  • 622 pupils allocated second or third preference = 8%
  • 236 pupils allocated none of their preferences (given an alternative) = 3%

Junior Intake:

  • 1804 applied
  • 1711 pupils allocated first preference = 95%
  • 45 pupils allocated second or third preference = 2%
  • 48 pupils allocated none of their preferences (given an alternative) = 3%

Middle School Intake:

  • 225 applied
  • 222 pupils allocated first preference = 99%
  • 1 pupil allocated second or third preference = 0.5%
  • 2 pupils allocated none of their preferences (given an alternative) = 0.5%

2009

Reception Intake:

  • 7951 applied
  • 7204 pupils allocated first preference = 91%
  • 548 pupils allocated second or third preference = 7%
  • 199 pupils allocated none of their preferences (given an alternative) = 2%

Junior Intake:

  • 1738 applied
  • 1707 pupils allocated first preference = 98%
  • 11 pupils allocated second or third preference = 1%
  • 20 pupils allocated none of their preferences (given an alternative) = 1%

Middle School Intake:

  • 275 applied
  • 271 pupils allocated first preference = 99%
  • 4 pupils allocated second or third preference = 1%

A spokesperson for Northamptonshire County Council said: “We make every effort to ensure pupils are allocated to one of their preferred schools. Early figures show that 97% of pupils have been allocated one of their three preferences, with 89% receiving their first preference.

“For anyone unhappy with the place their child has been allocated, details of the appeals process will be provided with the allocation letters and information about how to appeal is available on our website www.northamptonshire.gov.uk.”


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