90% of children in the borough get first choice primary school

Date published: 16 April 2018

National Primary School Allocation day, 16 April, has seen 90% of children received their first choice school place in the borough. 

All children in Rochdale borough that applied for a place here have been allocated one. 

Gail Hopper, director of children services, said: “Waiting for this day is a nervous, but exciting time, for parents.

"I’m really pleased that our first choice preference figure is so high. It is a huge credit to our admissions team and I wish every success to all children in starting their school journey in September.” 

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