Dear West Sussex County Council,

Please could you provide the number of applications that were received for the following secondary schools for the Sept 2016 and Sept 2017 Year 7 intake years, including a breakdown of whether it was their first, second or third choice.

Philip Howard, Barnham
Davison High School for Girls, Worthing
Angmering School, Angmering

Yours faithfully,
Jacqui Brockwell

Freedom of Information Act, West Sussex County Council

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Dear Ms Brockwell,


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Yours sincerely,


Duncan Macdonald

Customer Relations Officer



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Richard Martin, West Sussex County Council

Dear Mrs Brockwell


I refer to your request dated 4 October 2017, which has been dealt with
under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.


Your request was for:


Please could you provide the number of applications that were received for
the following secondary schools for the Sept 2016 and Sept 2017 Year 7
intake years, including a breakdown of whether it was their first, second
or third choice.


St Philip Howard Catholic High School, Barnham

Davison CE High School for Girls, Worthing

The Angmering School, Angmering


We have now completed a search for the information which you requested and
I confirm the Authority holds some information relevant to the request.


Information regarding the number of applicants for each secondary school
for entry in 2016 and 2017 is available in the Information for Parents
booklets on our website, at


The booklets include information about the previous allocation’s at
schools in West Sussex and the criteria places were allocated under. We do
not publish data regarding the order of preference as the School
Admissions Code prohibits preference order from being a consideration in
allocating places.


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Yours sincerely


Richard Martin



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