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Leicestershire: School adds 15 new places for autistic students

Oct 1, 2021, Leicestershire Live: (E. Midlands) Over-subscribed school gets £3.5m ($4.7M) expansion cash to welcome hundreds more pupils https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/local-news/popular-school-gets-35m-expansion-5994099

S. England A popular school in Market Harborough has unveiled plans for a £3.5 million expansion. The changes, which will be carried out over the next 18 months, will turn it into a centre for science teaching and also create 15 new spaces for children with autism…. The new special educational needs facility will be for up to 15 youngsters with autism and create much-need school places for youngsters in Leicestershire. Autism now affects about one in 100 pupils as diagnosis of the condition improves….