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(UK) Gateshead special school to expand due to "overcrowding"

Aug 22, 2021, Chronicle Live: (Gateshead) Special school reveals plans to expand into 19th century Bensham office building

NE England A Gateshead special school has revealed plans to expand into a 19th century office building in a bid to tackle overcrowding. Cedars Academy is an all-age special school catering for the needs of a range of pupils, those with medical, sensory and physical needs, autism, emotional issues and communication difficulties…. A planning document lodged with the authority said that the current premises, next door, has become overcrowded. It said: "The client requires this accommodation to meet their special requirement needs as the current school is overcrowded."


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