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Competition for secondary school places remains tough

Publié par Clifford Armion le 17/03/2011

Jessica Shepherd

"Just over one in six children in England were refused a place at their first preference secondary school this year, rising to one in three in London and its suburbs, official figures show.

"Statistics published by the Department for Education show 15.4% of the nearly 513,000 children who applied to start state secondary schools this September did not get into the school their parents wanted.

"This is the equivalent of more than 79,000 11-year-olds. However, this is an improvement on last year, when 16.8% were not given a place at their first preference school."

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"Competition for secondary school places remains tough", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mars 2011. Consulté le 20/04/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/competition-for-secondary-school-places-remains-tough