Key messages

  • There are currently 209 schools open in the District. This figures does not include independent and Post-16 settings.
  • Since the 2015-16 school year, the on-roll pupil population has averaged at 103,800 each year (based on the annual January School Census).
  • Bradford’s on-roll school population is diverse; both in terms of ethnicity and first languages spoken.
  • In 2021, just over 2,000 two year olds were accessing an early education place.

External links

The Northern Data Hub (Open Data)

Data Hub (

Use this site to search for LA and school-level datasets around:

  • cohorts and demographics
  • school details
  • attendance and exclusions
  • admissions
  • attainment
  • SEND and the SEND Cohort

Please note that any SEND figures that are derived from the January School Census are not reflective of the overall Bradford SEND cohort, which covers 0-25 year olds.

Get information about schools

Get information about schools - GOV.UK (

This is a register of schools and colleges in England. You can search for and download information on establishments, establishment groups (such as a local authority, trust or federation) or governors.

Explore education statistics

Explore our statistics and data – Explore education statistics – GOV.UK (

Browse statistical summaries and download associated data to help you understand and analyse the range of statistics from the DfE.  Or, explore the range of data and build your own tables from it.

Find and compare schools in England

Find and compare schools in England - GOV.UK (

Search for primary, secondary and special needs schools and colleges and check their performance.

You can view and download: exam and test results; Ofsted reports; financial information

Local authority interactive tool (LAIT)

Local authority interactive tool (LAIT) - GOV.UK (

An interactive spreadsheet for comparing data about children and young people across all local authorities in England.

LG Inform

The local area benchmarking tool from the Local Government Association. Allows users to access, compare and analyse data from across the wider Local Authority. 

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