Lancashire schools and catchments

Lancashire County Council has 545 primary schools and 162 secondary schools. 8% of Lancashire's schools are private schools. 279 state schools in Lancashire follow the local authority's admissions criteria, while 329 set their own.

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Ofsted ratings
in Lancashire

  1. Outstanding 119 schools
  2. Good 424 schools
  3. Requires Improvement 44 schools
  4. Inadequate 16 schools

Most popular state schools
in Lancashire 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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Also see Lancashire's Ofsted reports and school performance dashboard