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Secondary school transfer day - offers at 1 March 2024

Published: Friday, 1st March 2024

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

Birmingham pupils

15,479 Birmingham Pupils applied to transfer to secondary school up from 15,107 in 2023. 

15,118 (97.67%) Number of applications received on-line (down 0.32%) * 
74,366 Total number of preferences submitted (up 771) 
14,787 Applicants offered one of their chosen preferences 
690 (4.46%) Offered a school place that was not one of their preferences (up 0.14%)
1370 Offered a school outside of Birmingham compared to 1173 in 2023 

Total preference offered

No. 2024

% 2024

No. 2023

% 2023

% Difference from 2023

First

11,061

71.46

10,828

71.68

-0.22

Second

2,020

13.05

1,981

13.11

-0.06

Third

853

5.51

805

5.33

-0.18

Fourth

457

2.95

426

2.82

+0.13

Fifth

234

1.51

251

1.66

-0.15

Sixth

162

1.05

158

1.05

0

Total

14,787

95.53

14,449

95.65

-0.4

*The 2.33% total of those applications not received online were from:
- Applications ‘adopted’ from other Local Authorities or Paper Applications sent (103)
- EHCPs received as an internal file transfer (258)

Extra district pupils 

1785 pupils who live in another local authority applied for a place at a Birmingham school (up 26)

3171 preferences were expressed (up 25)

583 pupils who live in another local authority who applied for a Birmingham school were offered one of their preferences (down 2.30% from 615)

Total Preferences offered

2024

2024%

2023

2023%

% Difference from 2023

First

409

22.91

392

22.28

+0.63

Second

81

4.54

125

7.11

-2.57

Third

55

3.08

68

3.86

-0.78

Fourth

26

1.46

17

0.97

+0.49

Fifth

9

0.50

11

0.63

-0.13

Sixth

3

0.17

2

0.11

+0.06

Total

583

32.66

615

34.96

-2.3

The 32.66% figure above shows the percentage of pupils who live in another Local Authority, who applied for a Birmingham School and received one of their preferences (out of a total of 1,785 applications).