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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Manali has Friday morning's forecast for the west of the Meridian region.
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The schools attended by two teenagers killed with their parents when their seaplane crashed in Canada have paid tribute to the pair.