Final preparations are underway for the opening of a new school for autistic children in Washington.

The Harry Watts Academy Harraton is a temporary school while work continues to be completed on the Harry Watts Academy, which is due to open in 2021. The site is able to accommodate 40 to 50 pupils who have Autism, while the main academy will have 96 places.

The £350,000 refurbishment of the building includes a refresh of teaching