Blackburn with Darwen schools and catchments

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council has 63 primary schools and 24 secondary schools. 11% of Blackburn with Darwen's schools are private schools. 25 state schools in Blackburn with Darwen follow the local authority's admissions criteria, while 47 set their own.

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Ofsted ratings
in Blackburn with Darwen

  1. Outstanding 12 schools
  2. Good 50 schools
  3. Requires Improvement 8 schools
  4. Inadequate 2 schools

Most popular state schools
in Blackburn with Darwen in 2019

  1. Primary
  2. Secondary

Primaries

Secondaries

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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