Two 'Studio Schools' have been approved for Bath and Dorchester by the Government.
The schools will allow 14 to 19-year-olds to study academic subjects through practical projects designed and delivered by employers.
Schools Commissioner Dr Elizabeth Sidwell says Studio Schools are 'crucial in helping those young people who prefer practical learning to pick up the skills wanted by employers':
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