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North Yorkshire scores highly on school admissions

Beckwithshaw Primary School

8:08pm 17th April 2015
(Updated 8:13pm 17th April 2015)

94% of parents or carers of primary age children have secured their first school preference in North Yorkshire.

The figure, which is the same as last year, is higher than most other places in the country.

All children have been offered a place and nearly 98% of all applicants were allocated a place at one of their preferred schools.

Pete Dwyer, Corporate Director for the Children and Young People's Service at North Yorkshire County Council, said: "We are very pleased that so many of our families have once again been able to gain their first preference from their choice of schools.

"We wish all the children starting primary school in September all the best and hope they will enjoy their education in North Yorkshire's schools.

"Working closely with head teachers, we strive in all local schools to provide the very highest standards of teaching and learning."

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