Set up a free school

Types of free school you can open, including mainstream, alternative provision and special free schools. Forms, budgeting, guides to setting up.


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Guidance and regulation

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News and communications

  1. More than 130 new free schools to create more good places
  2. More choice as over 80,000 new free school places created
  3. Building a school system that works for everyone
  4. David Cameron announces 31 new free schools on final visit as Prime Minister
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