The Government has announced three new-style Studio Schools for our region in Banbury, Dorchester and the Isle of Wight. The institutions backed by local and national employers offer academic study with specialised placements in industry for 14 to 19 year olds.
There are already three Studio Schools in the South and South East in Maidstone, Bournemouth and Thurrock. Three more are currently in development in Southampton, Rye and Basildon - due to open in September or afterwards.
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