After you get your school offer

3. Find out why an application may have been unsuccessful

To help you understand the 2022 intake, we will give details on this page about the number of preferences stated for each school. 

Primary and Junior schools including infant schools

The Council manage the admissions for local authority schools. If you have been refused a place at one of these schools the document below will explain the criteria used for the last child offered a place.

If your child was refused a place at an own admission school (such as an academy, free school or voluntary aided church school) please contact them directly for details on why they were unable to offer a place.

Details of oversubscribed primary schools [15.9 KB] [xlsx]

Details of oversubscribed junior schools [12.8 KB] [xlsx]

Secondary schools

If you were refused a place at  your preferred school after 19 April this will be because the school was already full at this point. Details on the initial allocation of places can be fond on national allocation day data sheet.

Preference data on national allocation day

Data for the 2022 primary and infant intake [25.3 KB] [xlsx]

Data for the 2022 junior intake [13.7 KB] [xlsx]

Data for the 2022 secondary intake  [23.1 KB] [xlsx]

If you use assistive technology such as a screen reader, please contact us, and we will do our best to help. We will contact you about the next step.

Telephone: 0300 330 9472
Email: Admissions and Transport Team

Data from past years

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