High percentage of children in Thurrock offered preferred primary school

Corringham Primary Expands

FOR the second year in a row 94% of children in Thurrock have been offered a place at their preferred primary school.

99% of parents in the borough have been given one of their top three choices, with 4.3% of pupils securing their second preference and 0.52% their third preference.

A spokesperson for Thurrock Council said: “This is great news for parents in the borough with a continuation of the success achieved last year and nearly all applications being offered one of their top three preferences as we continue to invest in schools.”

2018

· First choice preference – 2126 offers (93.82%)

· Second choice preference – 98 offers (4.32%)

· Third choice preference – 12 offers (0.52%)

· Children not allocated a place – none

· Total Thurrock applications – 2266

2017

· First choice preference – 2123 offers (93.98%)

· Second choice preference – 86 offers (3.81%)

· Third choice preference – 17 offers (0.75%)

· Children not allocated a place – none

· Total Thurrock applications – 2264

2016

· First choice preference – 2028 (85.55%)

· Second choice preference – 171 offers (7.17%)

· Third choice preference – 46 offers (1.93%)

· Children not allocated a place – none

· Total Thurrock applications – 2382

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