Plans to start a new Free School in the west end of Newcastle have met with opposition from the city council.
The proposed West Newcastle Academy, currently based at the Beacon on West Gate Road, would use new teaching techniques like woodland learning.
The Council says it has 'some concerns' as there is already a variety of schools in that part of the city but would work with them if it is fully approved.
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