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Office for National Statistics birth rate data for Stoke-on-Trent shows a…

0 %

Drop over the
last decade 

0 %

Drop over the
last 5 years

2010 births are the bulk
of your current year 6

2016 births are the bulk
of your current reception

2018 births will be the bulk of
your 2022 intake, and so on…

How does Stoke-on-Trent fare compared to other districts?

The birth rate drop for Stoke-on-Trent is in Category 2

Category Explanation

This area has seen a significant decline over the last ten years. Birth rates started falling ten years ago and have continued to fall at a steady rate since. In general, primary schools in this area will already have noticed a drop in the number of pupils applying. The overall number of children applying to primary schools will continue to fall at a broadly similar rate for the next three or four years at least.

Category 1

Not significantly affected by birth rate drop. Low student numbers due to other issues.

Category 2

Low student numbers affected by a steady and significant decline over 10 years.

Category 3

A steady decline started 10 years ago, but in the last 5 years, the decline rate has increased.

Category 4

The birth rate decline has been only apparent during last 5 years. Schools may not be aware that they are about to be impacted by this.

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