Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Most Kids Get School Place They Wanted

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Most Kids Get School Place They Wanted

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Byline: Mike Blackburn Senior Reporter mike.blackburn@trinitymirror.com

have the right to appeal the decision and the panel will consider every case on an individual basis."

As reported, youngsters and their parents have also been finding out which school their children have been allocated in Stockton and Middlesbrough.

More than nine out of 10 in the two Teesside boroughs were given their first-choice school.

In Middlesbrough, almost 93% - 1,897 pupils - got their first-choice school. In Stockton it was just over 93%, or 2,332 youngsters.

In both Middlesbrough and Stockton fewer than 4% of pupils got their second choice and fewer than 1% their third choice.

THE majority of youngsters in Redcar and Cleveland will be going to their primary school of choice this September.

Figures from Redcar and Cleveland Council for the Reception Allocations for pupils living in the area show 1,536 were granted their first preference. …

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