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(UK) Warrington: New autism school for 25 opens

Feb 8, 2022, Warrington Guardian: Inside Birchwood School on Ainscough Road

NW England A NEW school has opened in Warrington which aims to support those with autism and offers each child a bespoke learning package. Birchwood School provides specialist education to students aged between eight and 18 years old. To attend, students are required to have a primary diagnosis of autism and an education and health care plan (EHCP)…. Lucy Seddon, a teacher at the school, said: “We are a brand new school looking to support students with a variety of different needs. …” The school, which replaced the former care home based on Ainscough Road, can cater for up to 25 pupils and there are currently two teens who attend. There is also a residential home on site which is set to open soon.


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