Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Number of pupils failing to get first-choice secondary school place rises

The number of children failing to get their first choice of secondary school in England has risen, with tens of thousands affected, official figures show.
About one in seven 11-year-olds (14.8%) did not get an offer from their first choice school, down 1.5% on last year, with around 77,100 missing out, according to the Department for Education.Pupils fill an exam hall to take a GCSE exam