Brighton and Hove see 94% kids accepted into schools

More than 94% of schoolchildren have been offered their preferred schools in this year's primary schools admission.

The number of applications received by Brighton and Hove City Council for a primary school places has gone up by 170 since last academic year.

The council have said that where preferred choices have not been met, parents have been offered a place at the nearest school that has places.

I’m pleased that we have been able to offer such a high proportion of parents one of their preferred schools, particularly given that the number of applications is up by 170 this year.”

– Pinaki Ghoshal, council’s director of children’s services

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