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Fraction of students miss out on first choice schools, according to Enfield Borough Council
A total of 132 students whose parents applied on time have missed out on their secondary school of choice.
However, according Enfield Borough Council, 3,625 children were offered a place at one of their preferred schools - more than 96 per cent of the borough's children.
Parents were sent letters on Friday informing them about whether their child had been accepted at their selected schools.
Councillor Ayfer Orhan, cabinet member for schools and young people, said: “We have sufficient school places in Enfield for every child transferring from primary to secondary schools this year.
“Where it was not possible to offer a place at one of the schools asked for, the council has still been able to make an offer of an alternative school in the borough.”
Information about school applications was shared with London authorities, as well as in Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Surrey and Thurrock, to reduce the number of children receiving multiple officers.