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Picture shows the Fletcher family in their garden which backs onto the Norristhorpe Junior and Infant School playground. The family’s youngest son Joshua, aged 4, has been denied a place at their local school despite it being directly behind their house and their other two sons going to the school.See Ross Parry copy RPYSCHOOL : A four-year-old boy has been told he can’t attend the same school as his two big brothers – even though it is DIRECTLY next to his house. Little Joshua Fletcher was devastated when he found out Norristhorpe School in Liversedge, West Yorks., which is visible from his window, told him he can’t join in the new school year. Mum Claire Fletcher has now had to resort to finding another school, Crossley Field, two miles away, despite the fact their house can be seen from the school’s playground. Joshua now has to face the prospect of being separated from brothers Samuel, eight, and six-year-old Jacob.

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