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(UK) Herefordshire: New special school for with students with autism

August 1, 2017, UK Ledbury Reporter: Applications sought from groups interested in developing new special school in Hereford http://www.ledburyreporter.co.uk/news/15446731.Applications_sought_from_groups_interested_in_developing_new_special_school_in_Hereford/ THE next step has been taken towards the development of a new special school in the county. Herefordshire Council and the Department for Education have invited interested groups to submit proposals for developing a school which will provide places for 50 young people aged 16 to 19 years old with severe and complex learning disabilities, including autism. The proposal is to locate the school – which is hoped will be a centre of excellence for young people with special educational needs (SEN) – next to Hereford Sixth Form College.