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The mother of a five year boy from Bradley Stoke who has a heart condition and was offered a school place 35 minutes away has now been offered a place nearer to home.
It's after ITV News West Country broadcast a report about Camron Atkins' plight on Wednesday evening.
The Mayor of Bradley Stoke and Governor of St Chads Primary School in Patchway approached Tracy Atkins after watching the report.
Camron's mum said he will be starting at the school on Monday.
A mother from South Gloucestershire says she's willing to risk being prosecuted over a decision not to send her five-year-old son to school.
Tracy Atkins' son Camron has a heart condition that means he can't walk long distances. The local authority has offered her son a place at a primary school a 35 minute walk from her home in Bradley Stoke.
South Gloucestershire Council has offered free transport for Camron - but not his mother. She says a place must be found at a school much closer to her home.
Our education correspondent Richard Payne reports:
A mother from Bradley Stoke near Bristol has said she will risk prosecution for refusing to send her five year-old son to school after missing out on a place at each of her three preferred choices.
Camron Atkins has a chronic heart problem and is unable to walk long distances.
The school offered by South Gloucestershire Council is a 35-minute walk away.
A mum from South Gloucestershire has decided to keep her five year son Camron from starting school because of a heart condition. South Gloucestershire Council offered Tracy Atkins a place at an infants school a 35 minute walk from the home in Bradley Stoke.
The Council has offered free transport for Camron but his mother said there are several schools nearer to their home.