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Secondary school transfer September 2020 intake - offers at 1 March 2020

Published: Thursday, 27th February 2020

Pupils will today find out which secondary school they will attend in September, with those receiving first preference school increasing by over three per cent.

14,684 Birmingham Pupils applied to transfer to secondary school

78,937 Total number of preferences expressed (up 5,232)

14,645 (99.7%) Number of applications received on-line (up 1.4%)

Total Preferences

No

%

% Difference from 2019

First

10,913

73.48%

+3.69

Second

  1,740

11.72%

-2.63

Third

     827

5.57%

-1.44%

Fourth

     411

2.77%

-1.36%

Fifth

     267

1.8%

-0.87%

Sixth

     157

1.06%

-0.69%

Total

14,315

96.4%

 

96.4% offered one of their preferences

168 SEN applicants (cannot apply online)

536 (3.6%) Offered a school that was not one of their preferences (down from 5.8%)

1,646 Offered a school outside of Birmingham

Extra District Pupils Applying to Birmingham as of the 1 March 2020

Total Preferences

No

%

% Difference from 2019

First

386

25.8

+5.42

Second

68

4.55

-7.56

Third

46

3.08

-3.86

Fourth

136

1.47

-2

Fifth

42

0.2

-1.94

Sixth

14

0.13

-0.58

Total

527

35.23

-10.55

1,496 pupils who live in another local authority applied for a place at a Birmingham school (down 461)

2,715 preferences were expressed (down 1,001)

527 pupils who live in another local authority who applied for a Birmingham school were offered one of their preferences (down 10.5%)