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Parent-power wins school selection battle

PUBLISHED: 17:16 16 September 2009 | UPDATED: 09:58 11 August 2010

Four of the happy students

Four of the happy students

AFTER a long battle to get their children into the school of their choice a group of parents are celebrating a victory. Seven youngsters from Thames View Estate, Barking, who were told they couldn t go to their closest secondary schools, have now been off

AFTER a long battle to get their children into the school of their choice a group of parents are celebrating a victory.

Seven youngsters from Thames View Estate, Barking, who were told they couldn't go to their closest secondary schools, have now been offered a place at their preferred school.

It follows months of campaigning by angry Thames View parents, who were furious their children were only being offered schools too far away.

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