This week thousands of children are going back to school. It is a daunting time for those starting lessons for the first time, but it can be even more daunting for councils struggling to provide enough school places.
The Local Government Authority has singled out some areas in the East, as having the most severe shortages of primary school places in Britain. One of those places is Peterborough, and Elodie Harper went to the city to see how it's meeting demand.
Click below to see Elodie Harper's report: