Crisis in primary school places

Parents facing long journeys to get their children to school because of a lack of local places are blaming councils for the problem, saying there has been a lack of proper planning.

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Temporary classrooms to cope with extra children

We've thrown the spotlight on the growing problem of a lack of primary school places in the South East.

Scores of temporary classrooms have been brought in to help with the rising demand and some schools are preparing to expand to take up to 200 extra children every year. Our social affairs correspondent Christine Alsford reports.

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