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Parents get online as 98 per cent of Bexley youngsters get one of top three primary school choices

PUBLISHED: 13:05 19 April 2017 | UPDATED: 14:50 19 April 2017

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Offers were sent out on Tuesday

Bexley has beaten the London average for offering the next wave of primary school pupils their top choice school.

More than 98 per cent of applicants were offered either their first, second or third placed school choices as offers were sent out yesterday.

The borough received 2,940 applicants for Reception pupils to start in September this year, with more than 90 per cent of applications coming online.

More than 90 per cent of on-time applicants were handed their first choice primary schol, the third highest amount in London.

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