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Tarka Learning Partnership Academy Trust is consulting on a proposal to increase the number of places from 8 to 10 in the Communication and Interaction Resource Base at Newport Community School Primary Academy from September 2024.


Increasing resource base provision is part of a county-wide strategy by Devon County Council in response to the demand for increased special educational needs provision and to enhance the inclusive capacity of mainstream schools.


For further information on the proposal, please see: Education and schools Archives - Have Your Say (


Comments can be made to the Tarka Learning Partnership Academy Trust either by:


Email: please mark the email ‘Resource Base Consultation’.


By post to: School Business Manager Newport Community School Primary Academy, Landkey Road, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 9BW.


Please note that all responses must be received by 18 March 2024.


All responses to the consultation will be considered and will be shared with the school’s leadership team, board of directors and trustees. Responses will also be shared with Devon County Council and the regional director’s office at the DfE, but we will not send individual responses to any specific points made.


Privacy Notice for representations to school organisation consultations: Privacy notice for representations to School Organisation statutory consultations - Devon County Council

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