Transparency data

School capacity: academic year 2015 to 2016

Information on capacity in primary and secondary schools in England, forecasts of pupil numbers and LA planned places.



The annual school capacity survey 2016 provides national and local authority level information as at May 2016 on the numbers of:

  • primary school places
  • secondary school places
  • unfilled school places
  • pupils over school capacity

It also provides pupil number forecasts up to the:

  • 2020 to 2021 academic year at primary level
  • 2022 to 2023 academic year at secondary level
Published 3 April 2017