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(UK) Norfolk: "Higher demand for residential accommodation" for ASD students

June 19, 2019, Norfolk Eastern Daily Press: Norfolk school for special needs seeks expansion https://www.edp24.co.uk/news/education/aurora-eccles-school-residental-expansion-1-6115004 A school for children with special needs could triple in size to allow 22 more students to become residential. Currently there are 11 children living at Aurora Eccles School, Quidenham, but plans submitted to Breckland Council hope to build three blocks with en-suite bathrooms for 22 more youngsters to stay. The independent school has 138 pupils from the age of four through to 20 with residential accommodation offered to those aged eight and up. The application says that there is a higher demand for residential accommodation and an Ofstead report references that the current accommodation needs significant improvement….