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(UK) Education trust to run new autism school; council member 'delighted'

Jan 31, 2019, Portsmouth News: Children set to benefit from school partnership https://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/education/children-set-to-benefit-from-school-partnership-1-8792900 STUDENTS with special educational needs look set to benefit from a new education partnership. Portsmouth City Council has announced that The Harbour School is set to join Delta Education Trust, the multi-academy trust that will also be responsible for the new special free school being built in the city for students with autism. Headteacher Ian Hunkin, said: ‘I am very pleased that The Harbour School will be joining Delta Education Trust. Delta has a proven track record of success in similar areas of specialism to The Harbour School and the principles and approaches of the Trust are a good match to ours.’ Cllr Suzy Horton, cabinet member for education, added: ‘Since Delta Education Trust recently won the competition to run the new free school in Portsmouth, I am delighted that The Harbour School will be joining this successful trust and look forward to more children benefiting from the sharing of best practice from the family of schools.’