Wigan schools and catchments

Wigan Borough Council has 109 primary schools and 34 secondary schools. 5% of Wigan's schools are private schools. 39 state schools in Wigan follow the local authority's admissions criteria, while 91 set their own.

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Ofsted ratings
in Wigan

  1. Outstanding 30 schools
  2. Good 85 schools
  3. Requires Improvement 6 schools
  4. Inadequate 6 schools

Most popular state schools
in Wigan 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.

Visit Wigan's website to find out more.

Also see Wigan's Ofsted reports and school performance dashboard