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More then 80% of children allocated first choice secondaries in Kent & Sussex

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In Kent and Brighton, 8 out 10 parents have secured their first choice school. While in Sussex and Medway 9 out of 10 families will be allocated their preferred school.

However in other areas like Southend in Essex, one in three will be disappointed - that's up on last year. Our Social Affairs correspondent Christine Alsford investigates.

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