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Parents Fight For School Places

Tens of thousands of parents across the region found out where their children will start their school life this week. But not everyone is happy.

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North Somerset Council received nearly 2300 applications for primary school places

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.

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