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(UK) Isle of Wight: School to add autism spaces to meet "growing demand"

July 16, 2022, Isle of Wight County Press: New sixth form centre open at Isle of Wight's St George's School https://www.countypress.co.uk/news/20283005.new-sixth-form-centre-open-isle-wights-st-georges-school/
A new sixth-form centre for Isle of Wight children with special educational needs and/or disabilities has opened in Newport.

A ribbon cutting ceremony took place this week, at St George's School.

Headteacher, Sue Holman, said the 'The View' will provide bespoke facilities for up to 50 young people….

The student council said: "We have wanted a separate sixth form area for many years and this year we finally got one….

Councillor Debbie Andre, Cabinet member for children's services, education and lifelong skills, said the centre would help meet the growing demand for special school places on the Island and support the post-16 SEN strategy….

Headteacher Sue Holman cutting the ribbon at the new St George's Sixth Form.

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