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(UK) Birmingham: New special school for 120 ASD students approved

Dec 4, 2020, Construction Index: GF Tomlinson wins Birmingham school build https://www.theconstructionindex.co.uk/news/view/gf-tomlinson-wins-birmingham-school-build Central England Oscott Manor, in Old Oscott Hill, Birmingham, is a SEND school for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities that has outgrown its current building. And as the current site is too small to develop, it is moving to a new site in nearby Reservoir Road, Erdington…. Construction of the new school, a 29,923 sq ft two-storey building, is due for completion at the end of 2021. It will be a community school for 120 young people aged 11-19, with autism as their primary diagnosis. … Director Chris Flint said: “This scheme adds to our strategic portfolio of projects in the education sector throughout the West Midlands region where we have an established reputation for delivering high quality SEND schools, providing safe and inspiring places for young people to learn and thrive.”