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Admission Impossible

In England each year around half a million primary school leavers must be allocated a secondary school place. All over the country battles are fought for spots at the most oversubscribed schools. We follow the stories of six families as they navigate the admissions system striving to secure the perfect place for their child.

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    September 18, 2008

    In England each year around half a million primary school leavers must be allocated a secondary school place. All over the country battles are fought for spots at the most oversubscribed schools. The stakes are rising for our six families. Some succeed in achieving their first choice of school, but others must scramble for alternatives.

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    September 17, 2008

    In England each year around half a million primary school leavers must be allocated a secondary school place. All over the country battles are fought for spots at the most oversubscribed schools. We follow the stories of six families as they navigate the admissions system striving to secure the perfect place for their child.