What happened on national offer day?

Families across Kirklees have found out which secondary school their child will be attending in September.

This year almost 97 percent of local families have been successfully matched with one of their preferred secondary schools.

Around 5,300 children will be starting secondary school in Kirklees in 2017 – and 96.7 percent have been allocated a place at one of the schools stated as a preference on their application.

Schools across Kirklees are continuing to perform well. At secondary level, 83 per cent of students attend schools which are judged good or outstanding by Ofsted.

More about national offer day

The total is above the national average and means Kirklees ranks fifth out of 15 local authorities in the Yorkshire and Humber region.

This year’s secondary school allocations showed that, locally, 4,627 families (87.4 percent of applicants) secured a place at their first-choice school, with 376 (7.1 percent) and 113 (2.2 percent) gaining places at their second and third choices respectively.

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