24 Jun '14

News Number of pupils failing to get first-choice secondary school place rises

One in seven 11-year-olds not getting school of choice as figures show London and West Midlands are worst-affected regionsThe number of children failing to get their first choice of secondary school in England has risen, with tens of thousands affected, official figures show.About one in seven 11-year-olds (14.8%) did not get an offer from their first choice school, down 1.5% on last year, with around 77,100 missing out, according to the Department for Education. Continue reading...

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