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(UK) Ipswich: Plans for new special school; 60 places, ages 9 to 16

Nov 9, 2021, Ipswich Star: Decision expected on Russet Road special school plans

SE England Planning officers have recommended approval be given to build a special educational needs (SEN) school at the former BT depot site on Russet Road in Ipswich. … The Department for Education put forward the application in summer for a 60-place SEN school that would accommodate children between the ages of nine and 16. … A pre-application found no objections from the county council amid an "urgent requirement" for SEN schools across the area. … This would include increasing school places, redeveloping a brownfield site into something more attractive and generating employment in construction and teaching sectors. …


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