Bristol Evening Post: February 18
arents across Bristol who have not got their children into their local schools are being invited to join a new campaign group.
Its aim is to lobby the city council to ensure that all children can be educated within their own communities.
The group, called Bristol Primary Admissions Crisis (B PAC), is against any children being bussed to primaries outside their areas.
It wants to see temporary classrooms put in at school sites where there is heavy demand and suggests that staff from undersubscribed schools could be brought in to the more popular ones to enable them to take more pupils.
“We want to wave our children off on their first day at the school gates, not at a bus stop,” the group said in a statement.
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