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Primary places - the situation in the South East

by Sarah Saunders (@SSaundersITV)

Today marked the first time that every primary school across the UK decided on their intake on the same day.

Although most youngsters ended up exactly where their parents wanted them to go, it meant that thousands in the south east missed out on their top choice. And well over a thousand children did not get any _of the schools they wanted.

As Sarah Saunders reports, the real problem was too few schools and too many children.

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