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(UK) Solihull: New autism school: 100 places "to meet growing demand"

Feb 1, 2021, Birmingham Live: Old school in Solihull to be demolished for major new 100-place education campus https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/old-school-solihull-demolished-major-19742926 Central England Old primary school buildings in Solihull are set to be pulled down to make way for a major new educational campus - offering around 100 places…. The scheme will see the former Bosworth Wood buildings, in Smith's Wood, replaced by a new free school - catering for special needs children aged seven to 16…. Should the scheme proceed as planned, the first pupils would start in September next year. Ward councillor Jean Hamilton (Green, Smith's Wood) welcomed steps to meet growing demand for school places, although more of the playing fields will need to be built on than originally hoped. "This new school for autism is going to ease the pressure there is to meet our SEND needs across Solihull. No doubt about it," she said….