Bolton schools and admissions data

Bolton Borough Council has 110 primary schools and 37 secondary schools. 7% of Bolton's schools are private schools. 52 state schools in Bolton follow the local authority's admissions criteria, while 78 set their own.

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Ofsted ratings
in Bolton

  1. Outstanding 27 schools
  2. Good 86 schools
  3. Requires Improvement 8 schools
  4. Inadequate 4 schools

Most popular state schools
in Bolton 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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