More than sixteen thousand families will find out within the next few hours if their children have got places at the primary schools of their choice in Kent.
The statistics show that 96% will be given one of the three schools they selected in the shortlisting phase. However, more than 650 children will lose out and not achieve any of the three options they preferred.
Our Social Affairs Correspondent Christine Alsford spoke to mother-of-two Katie Smith, who faces a 100-mile a week school run after her four-year-old daughter missed out on a place at any of their local schools at Bearsted in Kent.
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