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(UK) E. Northants: New SPED school; "need for special school places...over capicity"

June 9, 2020, Northamptonshire Telegraph: First look at new special secondary school near Higham Ferrers https://www.northantstelegraph.co.uk/education/first-look-new-special-secondary-school-near-higham-ferrers-2879188 The school was originally supposed to open this year but has been delayed A long awaited special secondary school just outside Higham Ferrers is coming forward. East Northants Council’s planning committee is expected to approve the plans put forward by the Department of Education for the 145-place Chelveston Road School off the B645…. Education officer Gwyn Botterill said last month there was a ‘perfect storm’ brewing as the need for special school places in Northants is over capacity and many children are having to be sent to other counties to be educated at high costs to the local education authority….