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Building Design - Guidance for mainstream and special schools

Designing schools for disabled children and children with special educational needs

Designing for disabled children and children with special educational needs

Who this publication is for

This publication is for all local authorities (LAs), diocesan boards of education, governing bodies of schools and all other education providers.It has been written particularly for education advisers, architects and designers, and may also be useful to building contractors on school building projects, school/PRU managers, and managers in other children’s services.

What this publication is for

This publication sets out non-statutory guidance on planning and designing accommodation for new and existing schools in England – all of which will have at least some children or young people with SEN and disabilities.

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