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Autistic children's school being built in Hampshire

A school is being built for autistic children on the site of the former Chineham Park Primary School in Basingstoke.

Hampshire County Council is going to invest more than £10m pounds of government funding to build the school.

The new facility, due to open in spring 2021, will have places for 125 pupils with special educational needs and aged between 5 and 16.

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The school will have 125 places
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