Watch our special report on the allocation of primary school places later tonight

Ezgi Kivilcim and her daughter Almeira are hoping for their first choice school
Ezgi Kivilcim and her daughter Almeira are hoping for their first choice school

Next Wednesday parents find out about their children's primary school places, but with a shortage of space at many schools will they get their desired places?

Watch the first of our special reports on the primary school place lottery in tonight's programme at 6pm

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Fight For Primary School Places

More than 20,000 children have failed to get into their first choice primary school in London. Councils say that they experienced unprecedented demand for places this year because of a recent baby boom.