- West Country (E)
North Somerset Council had 2286 applications for primary school places this September. They offered 94% of parents one of their 3 choices but about 120 miss out.
Our reporter, Richard Payne, is keeping across this story.
He's spoken to a head teacher of a local secondary school who told him he's happy to take primary classes in September but is prevented by lack of funding.
Our education correspondent Richard Payne reports on an admissions crisis in Weston-Super-Mare
250 families will today discover they have failed to secure any of their three preferred choices of primary school in Bristol.