17 JUN 2016
Around one in six children in England missed out on a place at their top choice of secondary school this year, government figures show. This equates to tens of thousands of failed applications, with half of children in some London boroughs missing out as councils scramble to provide enough places to meet growing demand.
19 APR 2016
Fair admissions campaigner and Bristol teacher Christine Townsend is standing as mayor to fight for fairer school admissions. The election offers her a platform to campaign against admissions practices that stop poorer children getting places.