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(UK) Grantham school for 63 complex needs students opening this week

June 14, 2019, Grantham Journal: Alternative academy opens in Grantham https://www.granthamjournal.co.uk/news/alternative-academy-opens-in-grantham-9073478/ A new state-of-the-art school in Grantham opened this week for pupils who can no longer access mainstream education. Springwell Alternative Academy Grantham, in New Beacon Road, welcomed its first cohort of pupils on Monday after regional contractor G F Tomlinson completed their works on the academy. It will accommodate 63 pupils aged between four and 16 with a maximum of eight pupils in each of the eight classrooms. It will provide specialised teaching spaces, a special educational needs therapy room, sensory room, hygiene room, fitness suite, parents’ room, hall and multi-use games area…. Ian Dalby, framework manager at G F Tomlinson, said: “The new academy is a wonderful addition to the region, providing a safe and secure environment to promote positive learning for local students requiring an alternative to mainstream education.”…