special school
England, Wales
A school specially organised to make special education provision for pupils with special educational needs whose needs cannot be fully met from within mainstream schooling.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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  • special school — special schools N COUNT A special school is a school for children who have some kind of serious physical or mental problem. [BRIT] The 5 year old has no speech and limited movement, and attends a special school …   English dictionary

  • special school — special .school n especially BrE a school for children with physical problems or learning problems …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • special school — (in Britain) an education establishment for disabled children. The discovery and assessment (ascertainment) of those needing to attend a special school may occur long before school age (2 years or younger); the responsibility for deciding who… …   Medical dictionary

  • special school — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms special school : singular special school plural special schools a school for students who have physical, educational, or emotional problems …   English dictionary

  • special school — (in Britain) an education establishment for children with special educational needs. The identification and assessment of those needing to attend a special school may occur long before school age. Special schools exist for children with different …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • special school — Synonyms and related words: alternate, alternative school, blab school, boarding school, central school, consolidated school, continuation school, correspondence school, country day school, dame school, day school, evening school, extension,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • special school — noun A school specifically made for students with disabilities or other problems that need special treatment …   Wiktionary

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