Somerset schools and catchments

Somerset County Council has 265 primary schools and 71 secondary schools. 10% of Somerset's schools are private schools. 113 state schools in Somerset follow the local authority's admissions criteria, while 159 set their own.

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Ofsted ratings
in Somerset

  1. Outstanding 32 schools
  2. Good 186 schools
  3. Requires Improvement 30 schools
  4. Inadequate 17 schools

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