Children in a classroom
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Poorer children 'lose out' on primary school places

Children from poorer households are losing out in the competition for places at the best primary schools in England, according to research by Teach First.

The education charity says a bias against less well-off pupils is unfair and a waste of talent.

Robert Pigott reports.

  • 18 Apr 2016
Go to next video: Unions say primary tests are unreliable