Sunderland schools and catchments

Sunderland City Council has 91 primary schools and 30 secondary schools. 3% of Sunderland's schools are private schools. 38 state schools in Sunderland follow the local authority's admissions criteria, while 72 set their own.

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Ofsted ratings
in Sunderland

  1. Outstanding 13 schools
  2. Good 80 schools
  3. Requires Improvement 10 schools
  4. Inadequate 5 schools

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