Increase in children getting first choice of schools

92.4% of children in West Sussex offered their first preference.

Parents and guardians found out which school their children will be attending in September on Tuesday.

The council’s Admissions Team processed 8606 applications, a slight decrease on last year’s total of 8809.

99.0% of all applicants this year will be offered one of their three preferences, an increase on last year’s percentage of 98.3%.