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