Barnsley schools and catchments

Barnsley Borough Council has 84 primary schools and 16 secondary schools. 3% of Barnsley's schools are private schools. 30 state schools in Barnsley follow the local authority's admissions criteria, while 60 set their own.

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Ofsted ratings
in Barnsley

  1. Outstanding 18 schools
  2. Good 52 schools
  3. Requires Improvement 17 schools
  4. Inadequate 3 schools

Most popular state schools
in Barnsley in 2019

  1. Primary
  2. Secondary



Popularity is based on the number of first preference applications a school received compared to the number of places available, where we have this data. Where places available data isn't held, first preferences are compared to the number of offers made.

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