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(UK) Wiltshire: New special school to serve 150 students; Council: 'We are delighted'

July 21, 2020, SPIRE FM: Plans for new South Wiltshire SEND school take step forward https://www.spirefm.co.uk/news/local-news/3146963/plans-for-new-south-wiltshire-send-school-take-step-forward/ (SW England) It's part of proposal to ensure there are more places for SEND pupils within the county. Wiltshire Council have found an operator for a new school for young people with special educational needs and or disabilities in South Wiltshire. The authority announced last April that there would be a free site for 150 pupils. It has now been agreed that Reach South Academy Trust, who already run a similar facility in Wiltshire, will be in charge of the new site. … Cllr Laura Mayes, Cabinet Member for Children, Education and Skills, said: "This new school is going to make a huge difference to those families with SEND children in south Wiltshire. We are delighted that Reach South, with many years of experience, will be at the helm of an exciting new future."