Sefton schools and admissions data

Sefton Borough Council has 83 primary schools and 32 secondary schools. 5% of Sefton's schools are private schools. 43 state schools in Sefton follow the local authority's admissions criteria, while 58 set their own.

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Ofsted ratings
in Sefton

  1. Outstanding 12 schools
  2. Good 75 schools
  3. Requires Improvement 10 schools
  4. Inadequate 3 schools

Most popular state schools
in Sefton 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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