A Perthshire mother has spoken of her outrage after council officials tried to partner her autistic son with a convict.
New School Butterstone
Butterstone pupils could return to the special school’s Dunkeld site this year after an alternative education company emerged with a proposal to run services there.
Pressure is mounting on the Scottish Government over the botched closure of the New School at Butterstone after it was revealed 18 of the school’s 24 pupils still have no school to attend.
Families hit by the closure of the New School at Butterstone last year have said they are unable to meet a council deadline to sign up for a temporary alternative place.
Claims that a special Perthshire school was shut down after a council-led vendetta have been bolstered by a new dossier drawing on interviews from more than 20 school staff.
A mothballed Perthshire primary school will reopen in the new year to accommodate children from the now closed New School at Butterstone.
A school for children with additional support needs was closed as the result of a “vendetta” orchestrated by Perth and Kinross Council, its three most senior staff have said.
‘They still don’t have a school to go to on Monday’: Fight to reopen New School at Butterstone intensifies
The fight to reopen the New School at Butterstone intensified as parents and pupils handed a petition with more 8500 signatures to the education secretary.
‘They took over’: Teacher claims pupils did not get to say goodbye to each other in New School’s final days
Staff at the troubled New School at Butterstone are calling for a public inquiry into a series of controversial decisions that led to its sudden closure.