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(UK) Romford: New special school for social/emotional/mental health/autism needs

June 29, 2021, Romford Recorder: Plan submitted for new school to cater for pupils with additional needs East of London

A proposal to build a new school for children with additional needs in Romford has been submitted for consideration. The planning application sent to Havering Council - fronted by Reds10 Ltd on behalf of the Department for Education - would see a 60-pupil school built beside the St Edward’s CofE Academy in London Road. Should these plans be given the go-ahead, developers aim to open the facility in September 2022. The Havering SEN school is intended for pupils aged three to 16 who have social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs, as well as for those with autism spectrum condition (ASC) difficulties. The applicant's Design and Access Statement reads: "Together these two groups of pupils represent some of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged children in our society….


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