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(UK) Lancs: SPED units approved; 'demand...continues to increase'

June 7, 2024, BBC News: New special educational needs units to be created

NW England

Two new special educational needs (SEN) units will be created in East Lancashire after the county council's cabinet approved the plans.

They approved proposals to create the units within Barrowford Primary School, Nelson and Brunshaw Primary School, Burnley. . . .

Jacqui Old, Lancashire County Council's executive director of education and children's services, said: "The demand for specialist provision continues to increase and we are working hard to create and enhance existing provision so that we can fulfil our statutory duties." . . .


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