A teenager with autism was left in tears after he began a course at a further education college only to be told days later that he was not allowed back.

James Parker, 16, who is described as having high support needs, enrolled at City College Norwich (CCN) on Monday last week for a one-year pathways course and enjoyed “the best week of his life”, his mother said.

Then on Friday his mother, Emma, received a letter from the college telling her he had been enrolled in error and asking her not to send him back to college.

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Autistic boy turned away from college days after starting course