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Specialist maths school in Preston plans approved

Posted on - 11th August, 2021 - 8:00am | Author - | Posted in - Fishwick, Frenchwood, Preston City Centre, Preston Council, Preston News, Redevelopment
What the rear of the school will look like.
What the rear of the school will look like.

Plans for a specialist maths school in Preston have been approved.

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The new school, which will be in London Road, is a collaboration between two education providers, Lancaster University and Cardinal Newman College.

It was approved with conditions such as a time limit to complete the development.

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Plans include a four-storey building which will accommodate 260 students across two sixth form year groups.

The proposed building will be a four and part three-storey building and the fourth floor of the building recessed away from London Road by a roof terrace, which will give the appearance of a three storey building on the front.

Lancaster University School of Mathematics will deliver Maths A-Level education to the most able students in Lancashire and the North West.

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It will be funded by the Department for Education.

What the school will look like.
What the school will look like.

The curriculum will be focussed on mathematics, the sciences and computing due to being a specialist school.

All nine committee members voted in favour of the plans.

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