Wakefield schools and admissions data

Wakefield City Council has 127 primary schools and 39 secondary schools. 9% of Wakefield's schools are private schools. 42 state schools in Wakefield follow the local authority's admissions criteria, while 99 set their own.

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Ofsted ratings
in Wakefield

  1. Outstanding 20 schools
  2. Good 97 schools
  3. Requires Improvement 16 schools
  4. Inadequate 3 schools

Most popular state schools
in Wakefield 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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