Northern Ireland

Fears for Knockmore Primary School special needs units

Protest at South Eastern Education and Library Board headquarters
Image caption Parents at a previous protest against the closure of Knockmore Primary School

There are fears that a Lisburn primary school saved from closure last year may lose some of its special needs units.

Knockmore Primary School was allowed to remain open following a campaign by parents and politicians.

But now the South Eastern Education and Library Board has told parents it is looking at relocating some pupils to primary schools closer to their homes.

Children travel from as far away as Downpatrick to attend the school.

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