Residential Special Schools information release 2016

On 16 June 2016 the Minister of Education initiated consultation about the proposed closure of Salisbury School in Nelson.

Go to the Minister’s press release on the Beehive website(external link).

The consultation about the closure proposal ends on 12 August 2016.

Documents and links 

The documents and links below provide information and background to the proposals for these schools.


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