Collection SCH85 - Priory Special School

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Priory Special School


  • 1973 - c.1999 (Creation)

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3 vols

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(1973 - c.1999)

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School commenced January 1974 as a purpose-built all-age school for students with severe learning difficulties. After 1986 it took only pupils between 13 and 19. Since September 2000, this has been extended to between 12 and 19.

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Accession Number: A764

Records of Priory Special School

Three log books with enclosures

Item date: 1973 - c.1999

Accession date: 16/05/2004

Access conditions: Log book entries are closed for 50 years and may only be viewed with the permission of the Director of Education.

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Three log books with enclosures

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