Portsmouth schools and admissions data

Portsmouth City Council has 55 primary schools and 19 secondary schools. 6% of Portsmouth's schools are private schools. 14 state schools in Portsmouth follow the local authority's admissions criteria, while 48 set their own.

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Ofsted ratings
in Portsmouth

  1. Outstanding 6 schools
  2. Good 44 schools
  3. Requires Improvement 7 schools
  4. Inadequate 3 schools

Most popular state schools
in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth's Ofsted reports and school performance dashboard