ITV Meridian understands that dozens of extra places are to be offered to potential grammar school pupils in Kent for this September's admission.
The extra places will help cope with the over-subscription from 10 and 11 year olds for the Year 7 intake. Kent's grammar schools, especially in the west of the county, have regularly had far too few places for the number of candidates hoping to gain entry.
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