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The 17 primary schools in Peterborough which are oversubscribed

Last Friday was National Offer Day where parents found out which primary school their child had been placed in.

By Joel Lamy
Tuesday, 20th April 2021, 6:15 am

Overall, 2,381 pupils (93.4 per cent) will go to their preferred school in September, compared to 2,555 (93.7 per cent) in 2020.

In addition, 111 (4.3 per cent) will attend their second choice school, compared to 117 (4.3 per cent) last year, while 19 (0.7 per cent) have been offered a place at their third choice primary, similar to 22 (0.8 per cent) from 12 months ago.

In total, 98.4 per cent of parents have seen their child offered a place at one of their top three preferred schools compared to 98.7 per cent in 2020.

A list of the 17 primary schools in Peterborough which received more applications than places available, or no longer have places remaining after the allocation process was completed, has now been released by the city council.

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