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(UK) Shropshire: School to expand special needs provision; autism specifically named

Jan 16, 2021, Ludlow and Tenbury Wells Advertiser: Consultation launched on proposed specialist provision at Cleobury Mortimer school https://www.ludlowadvertiser.co.uk/news/19016960.consultation-launched-proposed-specialist-provision-cleobury-mortimer-school/ Central England A SECONDARY school has revealed plans to create a new specialist provision for up to 20 pupils with additional needs. Lacon Childe School in Cleobury Mortimer says the facility could welcome learners as soon as this September, subject to any necessary building works. It would be open to pupils aged 11 to 16 with moderate learning difficulties and communication and interaction difficulties, including autism spectrum conditions…. The consultation document says: “Lacon Childe School, part of the Shropshire Gateway Educational Trust, is delighted to be engaging with Shropshire Local Authority to develop a specialist provision in the local area for children with specialist needs….