Southampton schools and catchments

Southampton City Council has 66 primary schools and 25 secondary schools. 8% of Southampton's schools are private schools. 17 state schools in Southampton follow the local authority's admissions criteria, while 59 set their own.

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Ofsted ratings
in Southampton

  1. Outstanding 13 schools
  2. Good 48 schools
  3. Requires Improvement 11 schools
  4. Inadequate 3 schools

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