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Merton offers every child a primary school place

A primary school place has been offered to every parent in Merton with a child starting school in September.

Figures published by the Pan-London Admissions Scheme, which coordinates school places in the capital, show that 2,610 children from Merton applied for a primary school place.

Of these:

  • 80.8% of children were offered a place at their parents’ first choice of school, an increase from 80.4% last year
  • 90.9% of children got into one of their top three schools, up from 90.1% last year
  • 94.1% of children were offered a place at one of their parents’ preferred schools, an increase from 93.7% last year
  • Every child who applied was offered a primary school place

For more information about admission to schools in Merton see the webpages: www.merton.gov.uk/admissions.

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