Shock and sadness as specialist Somerset school set to close – Somerset Live

Shapwick School near Bridgwater is set to close its doors after 45 years. Financial problems have been cited as to why the specialist school will close.


Shock and sadness have been shared after a specialist school for children confirmed it will close down.

Shapwick School, based in Shapwick near Bridgwater, supported boys and girls aged 8 between 19-years-old whose education has been adversely affected by dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia.

The fee-paying co-ed school’s latest Ofsted rating was “requires improvement” in July 2017.

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