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XP Gateshead New Academy proposal

XP Trust are proposing to open XP Gateshead free school in September 2021 for 50 Year 7 students. The school would be based in the old Thomas Hepburn School building, Felling, Gateshead. The school's proposed catchment area is all of Gateshead and Springwell Village in Sunderland.

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The consultation closes on 6 May.

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