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Plans for new Special Free School, Okehampton

Proposals are invited to establish a new special needs provision at East Okehampton Business Park, Okehampton, West Devon. Section 6A to the Education and Inspections Act 2006 requires the Local Authority to seek proposals to establish an academy/free school where there is a need for a new school.

The following will be required:
80-100 place Social, Emotional and Mental Health/ASD specific provision for pupils aged 5-16

Further details including background information, specification and application form can be viewed at: https://www.devon.gov.uk/planning/planning-policies/pupil-place-planning/new-schools/new-sen-provision-okehampton

Timetable for Prospective Sponsors:

11 December 2020 Receipt of Expressions of Interest
12 February 2021 Receipt of Applications

Note: Proposers must be Department for Education approved sponsors. For more information please see: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/sponsor-an-academy#academy-sponsors

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