Secondary school transfer – offers at 1 March 2022

Published: Tuesday, 1st March 2022

Pupils will today find out which secondary school they will attend in September.

Birmingham pupils

15,214 Birmingham pupils applied to transfer to secondary school, up from 14,108 in 2021.

14,987 (98.5%) Number of applications received online

74,260 Total number of preferences submitted (up 3,801).

14,442 (94.93%) Offered one of their chosen preferences.

759 (4.99%) Offered a school place that was not one of their preferences (up 1.45%).

1,364 Offered a school outside of Birmingham, compared to 1,480 in 2021.











Table showing % of preferences offered

Total Preferences offered

No. 2022

% 2022

No. 2021

% 2021

% Difference from 2021

First

10,771

70.80

10,407

73.77

-2.97

Second

1,990

13.08

1,686

11.95

+1.13

Third

844

5.55

745

5.28

+0.27

Fourth

417

2.74

384

2.72

+0.02

Fifth

254

1.67

266

1.89

-0.22

Sixth

166

1.09

120

0.85

+0.24

Total

14,442

94.93

13,608

96.46

-1.53

Extra district pupils

1,533 Pupils who live in another local authority applied for a place at a Birmingham school (up 3).

2,836 Preferences were expressed (up 79).

568 Pupils who live in another local authority who applied for a Birmingham school were offered one of their preferences (down 2.57% from 583).











Table showing % preferences offered for extra district pupils

Total Preferences offered

No. 2022

% 2022

No. 2021

% 2021

% Difference from 2021

First

382

24.92

386

25.23

-0.31

Second

93

6.07

114

7.45

-1.38

Third

56

3.65

49

3.20

+0.45

Fourth

26

1.70

20

1.31

+0.39

Fifth

10

0.65

8

0.52

+0.13

Sixth

1

0.07

6

0.39

-0.32

Total

568

37.05

583

38.01

-0.96

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