It was a big day for thousands of children as they discovered which primary school they'll be going to in September, but for some parents, the news wasn't what they wanted to hear.
In Bristol, where demand for primary places is amongst the highest in the country, nearly 20 per cent missed out on their first choice. This report from our Education Correspondent Richard Payne.
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