Documents for groups interested in opening a free school or studio school.
The New Schools Network provides information and advice on setting up a free school.
The Studio Schools Trust provides information and advice on setting up a studio school.
Free schools are an important part of the DfE social mobility action plan ‘Unlocking talent, fulfilling potential’.
In early 2018, we’re opening the next round of free school applications and will be specifically looking for applications from areas of educational under-performance that haven’t previously benefitted from free schools.
Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.