Most Sheffield kids offered first choice secondary school - compare national figures.

Choices: Most children get Sheffield secondary school of their choice.
Choices: Most children get Sheffield secondary school of their choice.
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ALMOST all Sheffield children have been offered places at their first choice secondary school - reveal new figures out today, writes digital editor Graham Walker.

Children across England were today told been told which school they have been allocated.

And within Sheffield City Council, 93.67% of children got their first choice.

Here’s how the city shaped up to the rest of the country - based on the responses from councils which replied to a Press Association request for information on first choice allocations.

* Barnet Council: 62.4% of children offered places at their first choice.

* Bradford Council: 78.57%.

* Derbyshire County Council: 96%.

* Devon County Council: 91.8%.

* East Riding of Yorkshire Council: 97.9%.

* East Sussex County Council: 93.9%.

* Essex County Council: 83%.

* Gloucestershire County Council: 87%.

* Hampshire County Council: 93.7%.

* Hartlepool Council: 97.54%.

* Kirklees Council: 84%.

* Lancashire County Council: 91.93%.

* Leicestershire County Council: 97.96%.

* Manchester City Council: 83%.

* Medway Council: 87.21%.

* Newcastle City Council: 90.01%.

* Northumberland County Council: 95%.

* Sandwell Council: 73%.

* Sheffield City Council: 93.67%.

* Solihull Council: 84%.

* Southend-on-Sea Borough Council: 61%.

* Tower Hamlets Council: 74%.

* Warwickshire County Council: 89%.

* Westminster Council: 60.2%.

* York City Council: 94.9%.

* Bury Council: 91.6%.

* North Somerset Council: 92.5%.

* North Tyneside Council: 96%.

* Wiltshire Council: 90.7%.

* Bristol City Council: 81%.

* Cambridgeshire County Council: 89.4%.

* Derby City Council: 85.1%.

* Leeds City Council: 86%.

* Luton Borough Council: 95%.

* Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council: 97%.

* South Gloucestershire Council: 87.3%.

* South Tyneside Council: 94.3%.

* Staffordshire County Council: 93.3%.

* Stoke-on-Trent City Council: 90.3%.

* Sunderland City Council: 94.7%.

* Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council: 87.1%.

* Wakefield Council: 96.3%.

* Worcestershire County Council: 92%.

* Barking and Dagenham Council: 74.2%.

* Bexley Council: 81.14%.

* Brent Council: 64.54%.

* Brighton and Hove City Council: 81.7%.

* Bromley Council: 65.28%.

* Camden Council: 65.17%.

* City of London: 44.44%.

* Croydon Council: 59.65%.

* Ealing Council: 68.76%.

* Enfield Council: 64.67%.

* Greenwich Council: 75.17%.

* Hackney Council: 66.23%.

* Hammersmith and Fulham Council: 60.42%.

* Haringey Council: 67.09%.

* Harrow Council: 66.17%.

* Havering Council: 78.73%.

* Hillingdon Council: 70.04%.

* Hounslow Council: 67.41.

* Islington Council: 68.22%.

* Kensington and Chelsea Council: 57.46%.

* Kingston upon Thames Council: 64.01%.

* Lambeth Council: 56.71%.

* Lewisham Council: 60.23%.

* Merton Council: 59.14%.

* Middlesbrough Council: 81.5%.

* Newham Council: 79.93%.

* Redbridge Council: 57.88%.

* Richmond upon Thames Council: 61.69%.

* Southwark Council: 52.46%.

* Sutton Council: 67.85%.

* Waltham Forest Council: 73.22%.

* Wandsworth Council: 55.54%.