Ninety-four per cent of Hounslow pupils due to start secondary school this September have been offered a place at one of their six preferred schools.
Published: Monday, 2nd March 2020
Ninety-four per cent of Hounslow pupils due to start secondary school this September have been offered a place at one of their six preferred schools, while two out of every three students in Hounslow have received their first choice.
Figures were released today on National Secondary Offer Day by the Pan London Admission Board, the body with overall responsibility for the coordination of school admissions in the capital.
The figures for the borough, released today (Monday 2, March), reveal:
- 94 per cent of pupils received one of their preferences
- 91 per cent of pupils received one of their top 4 preferences
- 87 per cent of pupils received one of their top 3 preferences
The figures released today also revealed that two out of every three Hounslow pupils received their first preference choice of school.
Cllr Tom Bruce, Cabinet Member for Education, Children and Youth Services, Hounslow Council, said:
“There is much competition for places in Hounslow’s schools which is indicative of the esteem in which schools in the borough are held by parents and pupils alike. I am very pleased that 94 per cent of students in Hounslow have received an offer for one of their six preferred schools and am particularly pleased that two of every three pupils in the borough have been offered their first choice.
“I am very proud of the high-quality education provided in this borough and I look forward to seeing our students walk through the doors of Hounslow’s schools next September.”