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