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(UK) Eastbourne: Plans begun for 135 place special school; autism/complex learning needs

Oct 11, 2021, Eastbourne Herald: Contractor appointed for new special needs school in Eastbourne

SE England Morgan Sindall Construction has been appointed as the main contractor for Summerdown School, which is set to be built on land adjacent to Broadwater Way in Hampden Park. The school is being delivered for the Department for Education (DfE) and will be managed by the Southfield Trust on behalf of East Sussex County Council. The new school will create 135 local school places for children aged five–16 with autism, complex learning and medical needs, according to a Morgan Sindall Construction spokesperson…. Guy Hannell, area director at Morgan Sindall Construction, said, “We are delighted to have been appointed to the Summerdown School project, an extremely important school which will help to meet the need for special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) school places within Eastbourne…. Construction at Summerdown School is scheduled to be completed in the autumn of 2022, in time for the first cohort of students in the new academic year….


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