Schools across Sussex are being expanded to provide 6,000 extra primary age places. But is it the right way forward?
Families in the South are having to drive up to 80 miles a week to get to school because local schools are full.
Plans to expand a primary school in Sussex to 650 pupils to cope with increased demand for places are dividing a community.
Parents whose children have to attend schools far from home because of a lack of local places say they are paying the price for poor council planning.
Sharon Chapman, a mother from Bearsted in Kent, has to travel 80 miles a week to take her four-year-old daughter to school because she was not allocated a place closer to home.
Parents are fighting plans to extend a primary school in Sussex to teach more than 650 pupils. Westdene Primary is one of four schools at Hove which will take extra pupils this September because of a shortage of primary school places.