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Bristol is set to build up to four new primary schools and expand a further 15 as part of a new city council strategy to cope with a growing demand for places.
As part of a £31 million investment this financial year, there will also be better provision for children with special educational needs. Greater integration with mainstream schools is planned as well as closer ties with local communities.
Our Education Correspondent Richard Payne reports:
Plans have been revealed today [Wednesday] to build up to four new primary schools in Bristol to cope with growing demand.
The city council is also committing to improving provision for children with special education needs, like autism.
Greater integration with manistream schools is planned as part of a £31m investment this financial year.
Latest ITV News reports
Bristol's education leaders have announced plans to build new primary schools in response to growing demand for places.