99.3 per cent of children offered one of their preferred primary school places

Wednesday 21 April: This year, Hillingdon Council processed 3,664 primary school applications, with 93.7 percent of children offered their parents' first preference and 98.7 per cent offered a place at one of their parents' top three preferred primary schools.

Hillingdon is also rated second in the capital overall for giving parents their first preference - well above the London average of 87.3 per cent.  

Cllr Susan O'Brien, Hillingdon Council's Cabinet Member for Education and Children's Services, said: "I am delighted to see so many children in Hillingdon receive their parents' preferred primary school place. In Hillingdon, we have many good and outstanding rated schools, and I am confident that every child will get the best learning experience from their primary school.  

"Education remains a top priority for the council and we continue to put families first with the continued investment in our school building and expansion programme to ensure children get the best start in life." 

Hillingdon Council works with local primary and secondary schools to ensure school places are available where needed.  

The council's School Placement and Admissions team is available to help parents if they have any queries, and more information about school placements and admissions can be found at www.hillingdon.gov.uk/schooladmissions   



Page last updated: 21 Apr 2021