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Tue 11 March 2008, BBC News

Table of school admissions

SECONDARY SCHOOL ADMISSIONS, ENGLAND Local authority First preference % Any preferred school % Not offered one of their preferences % Barking and Dagenham 68.8 93.7 6.3 Barnet 62.4 89.5 10.5 Barnsley 93.6 98.4 1.6 Bath and North East Somerset 90.9 95.8 4.2 Bedfordshire 97.1 99.6 0.4 Bexley 56.2 96.0 4.0 Birmingham 65.2 93.2 6.8 Blackburn with Darwen 72.5 89.7 10.3 Blackpool 85.8 95.8 4.2 Bolton 83.3 93.9 6.1 Bournemouth 73.7 96.3 3.7 Bracknell Forest 83.5 96.7 3.3 Bradford 76.0 93.2 6.8 Brent 67.5 91.7 8.3 Brighton and Hove 77.3 95.4 3.6 Bristol, City of 83.1 94.0 6.0 Bromley 64.6 94.1 5.9 Buckinghamshire 55.5 94.4 5.6 Bury 87.7 96.6 3.4 Calderdale 79.6 95.3 4.7 Cambridgeshire 92.9 98.6 2.0 Camden 70.9 92.5 7.4 Cheshire 90.0 95.9 4.1 City of London 65.0 100.0 0.0 Cornwall 95.8 98.3 1.7 Coventry 87.3 96.4 3.6 Croydon 55.3 87.4 12.6 Cumbria 90.4 98.4 1.6 Darlington 84.2 92.3 7.7 Derby 81.9 95.6 4.4 Derbyshire 92.8 98.1 1.9 Devon 90.5 97.4 2.6 Doncaster 94.2 98.4 1.6 Dorset* 86.2 91.9 2.2 Dudley 88.0 96.5 3.5 Durham 94.5 97.6 1.7 Ealing 69.7 93.6 6.4 East Riding of Yorkshire 96.5 98.9 1.1 East Sussex 85.3 92.1 7.9 Enfield 62.2 93.8 6.2 Essex 80.8 96.0 4.0 Gateshead 91.9 97.4 2.6 Gloucestershire 81.2 91.9 8.1 Greenwich 64.7 93.9 6.1 Hackney 59.2 85.6 14.4 Halton 87.0 98.5 1.5 Hammersmith and Fulham 60.2 91.1 8.9 Hampshire 91.1 97.9 2.1 Haringey 68.1 92.4 7.6 Harrow 90.1 99.2 0.8 Hartlepool 91.4 98.2 1.8 Havering 75.5 94.9 5.1 Herefordshire 89.8 96.8 3.1 Hertfordshire 78.3 93.2 6.8 Hillingdon 70.1 100.0 0.0 Hounslow 68.0 93.4 6.6 Isle of Wight 97.0 99.3 0.7 Islington 69.6 93.6 6.4 Kensington and Chelsea 59.5 85.8 14.2 Kent 70.5 94.3 5.7 Kingston Upon Hull, City of 82.1 96.5 3.5 Kingston upon Thames 60.0 93.9 6.1 Kirklees 80.2 94.2 5.8 Knowsley 90.1 97.9 2.1 Lambeth 54.3 89.5 10.5 Lancashire 87.0 97.6 2.4 Leeds 84.3 96.0 4.0 Leicester 84.8 96.8 3.2 Leicestershire* 97.9 99.3 0.8 Lewisham 55.2 91.7 8.3 Lincolnshire 89.3 97.9 2.1 Liverpool 84.3 96.2 3.8 Luton 85.4 96.0 4.0 Manchester 75.3 90.6 9.4 Medway 85.2 96.3 4.4 Merton 55.3 90.1 9.9 Middlesbrough 79.7 97.0 3.1 Milton Keynes 84.0 94.0 6.0 Newcastle upon Tyne 88.7 95.7 3.3 Newham 77.1 94.9 5.1 Norfolk 93.6 98.2 1.9 North East Lincolnshire 84.6 96.0 4.0 North Lincolnshire 95.7 99.2 0.6 North Somerset 95.9 98.5 1.5 North Tyneside 95.9 98.8 1.2 North Yorkshire 88.3 96.5 3.5 Northamptonshire 81.6 96.2 3.8 Northumberland* 95.3 99.2 1.7 Nottingham 81.2 94.9 5.1 Nottinghamshire 91.8 95.8 2.5 Oldham 81.8 94.4 5.6 Oxfordshire* 89.7 96.8 3.2 Peterborough 79.0 91.8 7.5 Plymouth 89.8 98.1 1.9 Poole 77.7 94.6 5.4 Portsmouth 87.1 97.5 2.5 Reading 63.7 89.9 10.1 Redbridge 56.7 91.7 8.3 Redcar and Cleveland 98.4 99.6 0.4 Richmond upon Thames 64.4 87.5 12.5 Rochdale 90.1 99.3 0.7 Rotherham 95.2 98.8 1.2 Rutland 90.5 97.7 2.3 Salford 87.7 96.5 3.5 Sandwell 72.9 94.4 5.6 Sefton* 89.3 96.5 1.4 Sheffield 89.8 96.9 3.1 Shropshire 91.8 98.5 1.5 Slough* 38.1 81.0 9.0 Solihull 79.0 99.2 0.8 Somerset 91.8 97.1 2.9 South Gloucestershire 86.6 96.5 3.5 South Tyneside 86.8 100.0 0.0 Southampton 82.5 95.4 4.6 Southend-on-Sea 66.9 95.5 4.7 Southwark 52.4 89.9 10.1 St Helens 91.9 97.2 2.8 Staffordshire 91.9 97.3 2.7 Stockport 88.9 97.7 2.3 Stockton-on-Tees 93.0 98.0 2.0 Stoke-on-Trent 83.9 95.6 4.4 Suffolk* 88.5 93.5 3.7 Sunderland 93.6 99.7 0.3 Surrey* 79.0 91.9 7.2 Sutton 62.2 91.2 8.8 Swindon 97.9 99.8 0.2 Tameside 80.9 96.3 3.7 Telford and Wrekin 87.9 97.7 2.3 Thurrock 85.7 97.2 2.7 Torbay* 76.2 93.1 7.0 Tower Hamlets 70.9 90.7 9.3 Trafford 57.7 94.2 5.8 Wakefield 93.5 99.1 0.9 Walsall 73.9 94.8 5.2 Waltham Forest 76.5 95.8 4.2 Wandsworth 50.8 91.3 8.7 Warrington 90.8 96.9 3.1 Warwickshire 76.0 94.1 5.9 West Berkshire 85.6 96.9 3.1 West Sussex 85.9 92.2 7.8 Westminster 65.6 90.9 9.1 Wigan 91.5 97.5 2.5 Wiltshire 85.8 93.2 6.8 Windsor and Maidenhead* 74.2 89.1 7.0 Wirral* 76.2 97.6 1.8 Wokingham 78.1 95.4 4.6 Wolverhampton 78.2 95.8 4.3 Worcestershire 88.8 94.5 5.5 York 92.7 98.1 1.9 Source: DCSF
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