School roll projections

We publish school roll projections for primary and secondary schools in December each year. These show how many children we predict will be at a school in the future. We use these as a strategic guide.

Download primary school roll projections - PDF
Download secondary school roll projections - PDF
Download school roll projections methodology - PDF

We base our projections on

  • birth rates
  • housing developments
  • catchment population trends.

The projections suggest when certain schools will be over capacity.

Future projections may vary due to changes in

  • patterns of attendance
  • the housing and construction industries
  • education policy.