More than two thirds of pupils in Bexley received their first choice of school after secondary places were offered out for September 2024.

The offers were made on Friday, March 1, with 98.74 per cent of parents in Bexley having applied online.

These applications were confirmed via email after 5pm the same day.

Letters were also sent out on March 1 to those who had applied using a paper form.

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This year, Bexley saw more than 3,000 applications, with an 96 per cent of pupils in the borough earning a place at one of their preferred schools.

This is higher than the average across London of 94 per cent.

Of the 3,017 applications in Bexley, 68 per cent received their first preference.

Councillor Caroline Newton, Cabinet Member for Education, said: "Finding out which secondary school you are going to is such a momentous occasion for Bexley’s primary school students and their families.

"It marks the transition to the next chapter of their education journey.

"We are excited to share the news of their designated secondary schools.

"Thank you to Bexley’s Schools Admissions team for their efforts in facilitating this important step, guiding our students and their families toward a promising future at their chosen schools."