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(UK) Selby, England: New special school announced; places for 100 students

Aug 3, 2020, Yorkshire Live: (Northern England) Opening date announced for Selby free school catering to children with special needs https://www.examinerlive.co.uk/news/local-news/opening-date-announced-selby-free-18706860
Northern England The development of a special free school for Selby's most vulnerable has taken a major step forward. The Department for Education has chosen the Wellspring Academy Trust as the sponsor to open and operate the state-funded school, which will cater for up to 100 pupils with special educational needs and disabilities aged three to 19. At present, there is no special school in Selby, which means children and young people from the area who need special education have to travel to another part of North Yorkshire or out of the county…. “Creating new schools from scratch is no small task but the team at Wellspring has an excellent track record, with eight successful new school builds, including five Free Schools, completed to date."…