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(UK) Dorset: New autism school proposed

Sept 10, 2023, Dorset Echo: New specialist school proposed for Dorset

SW England

AN ABANDONED office block could become a new special educational needs school, under new proposals lodged to Dorset Council.

Farrs House, in Cowgrove Road, Wimborne, has been empty since early this year but could become a special school for autistic children under new plans.
Arc Schools say it is expected 25 new staff members could be recruited for the new school, with staff members outnumbering the number of pupils.

Under the proposals, the school would have a “calm” atmosphere to cater for the pupil’s needs. …

“The applicant, Arc Schools Ltd, currently operate a primary school and they require a secondary school for their existing students to graduate to as age permits. …


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