A greater proportion of children in Cambridgeshire will go to their preferred primary school this September than ever before.
Provisional figures show that 91.7 per cent of pupils have been allocated a place at their first preference primary school. This compares with 90.13 per cent in 2015 and 90.12 per cent the year before.
This means 6584 pupils will be attending their first preference school, compared with 6501 last year.
In total, 98 per cent of children in Cambridgeshire have been offered a place at either their first, second or third preference school. In 2015 the proportion was 96.74 per cent and in 2014 it was 97.07 per cent.