Two "Studio Schools" which will help prepare young people for the work place by focusing on vocational courses are to open in the South.
The two schools will open in Southampton and in Rye in East Sussex.
Our region already has two of them up and running in Maidstone and Bournemouth.
The latest wave to be approved brings the total across the country to 30.
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