Bristol braced for primary place crisis

1st April 2011 at 01:00

Bristol faces a shortfall of 3,000 primary school places by 2015 due to a population boom in the city. Primaries in the city have recorded an "unprecedented" 15 per cent increase in reception age children over the past three years. The city council has announced plans to create the equivalent of 14 extra one-form entry schools to meet the demand.

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