Councillor Peter Edgar, Hampshire County Council member for education, has some words of re-assurance for families whose children aren't successful in getting a place at their first choice of school.
Of 12,700 applications in Hampshire, 12,100 got their first choice. Only 100 families didn't get any of their first three choices.
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