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(UK) Boston: $16.5M special school; $107M to improve special schools

May 17, 2022, Lincolnshire Live: In pictures - new £13.2m [$16.5M] Boston Endeavour Academy officially opens

E. coast of England A new £13.2 million [$16.5M] special school in Boston with space for 140 pupils has been officially declared open. Boston Endeavour Academy has 16 classrooms, specialist teaching spaces for science, technology, ICT and art, and a hall. It also benefits from a hydrotherapy pool, sensory and soft play rooms and dedicated therapy spaces….

It was previously called the John Fielding Special School and the new school for children aged two to 19 has twice the pupil capacity. Councillor Patricia Bradwell OBE, executive councillor for children's services at Lincolnshire County Council, said: "We want all local children to get a good education, and, to help achieve that, we're investing £86m [$107M] in improving our special schools over the next few years. …

Peter Bell, chief executive of the Community Inclusive Trust, said: "Boston Endeavour school community and C.I.T will be forever indebted to Lincolnshire County Council for investing in and building such a wonderful facility to meet the needs of our pupils. I would also like to thank everybody else who was involved in making this dream come true.”…

The official opening of Boston Endeavour Academy. Councillor Patricia Bradshaw, Peter Bell, chief executive of the Community Inclusive Trust, deputy head Aaron Bloodworth-Flat, and pupils


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