More 'super-size' schools on the horizon as birth rate soars
15 December 2015 Last updated at 21:19 GMT
The birth rate in England is rising so rapidly that almost a million places for secondary school pupils will have to be created over the next decade.
To accommodate the growing demand, councils are considering creating super-sized schools that take up to 3,000 pupils.
Primary schools will also need to expand, as Branwen Jeffreys reports.