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(UK) Bedford: School adds new SPED addition; headteacher: 'We are thrilled'

Oct 3, 2022, Bedford Today: Bedford Blues star opens new facilities for Grange Academy

SE England The new addition to Grange Academy, a special needs school for pupils aged five to 16, with a diverse range of learning needs including moderate learning difficulties, autism and medical and physical needs, houses a number of new classrooms.

Designed and developed in partnership with property and construction consultancy Ingleton Wood after a successful bid for £2.4m [$2.8M] of funding from the government’s Condition Improvement Fund, these replace ten inadequate and dilapidated mobile classrooms….

Rachel Timms, Grange’s new headteacher, added: “Grange is a special place for both staff and pupils and we are thrilled to be enhancing the opportunities we are able to provide for our young people.”

Andrew Marchant, Senior Associate at Ingleton Wood, said: “We were delighted to secure such significant funding to replace dilapidated classrooms with a new, state-of-the art building suitable for the needs of pupils with additional needs.

“It’s rewarding to know hundreds of pupils will benefit from first-class facilities for years to come.”…


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