Majority of Nottinghamshire pupils will go to their preferred school in September

More than 98 per cent of Nottinghamshire parents have been offered their preferred reception or primary school place for September 2021, says the county council.

Friday, 16th April 2021, 2:50 pm
Updated Friday, 16th April 2021, 3:33 pm

And 93 per cent of children were offered their parents’ first preference school for a reception place – 8,105 students out of a total of 8,681 that applied on time for a school place.

Nottinghamshire County Council says nearly 99 per cent of students will have been offered one of their four preferred schools.

Its says those who are happy should accept the offer and the school will be in touch.

The majority of Nottinghamshire pupils will go to their preferred school in September (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

Parents who are unhappy with the place offered should view the council’s website regarding the options available, including information about how to appeal.

The council’s service director for children, families and cultural services, Marion Clay said: “This is positive news for parents across the county who are receiving their school place offers today.”

Parents can access further guidance from the council’s School Admissions Hub.

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