(UK) Whitehall adds TWO NEW SCHOOLS for "complex social, emotional, mental health needs"

Jan 11, 2019, Whitehall opens two free schools for SEND children Children and families minister Nadhim Zahawi has announced the opening of two new free schools to help pupils with complex social, emotional and mental health needs.The schools, to be built in Essex and Hounslow and opened in 2020, will provide more than 120 new places for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). …This follows education secretary Damian Hinds’ announcement in December of an extra £350m in funding for children with special educational needs, which was a response to warnings from council leaders of a potential funding gap of up to £1.6bn over the next two years.