FOI release

Free schools: applicant information for wave 3

Freedom of Information disclosure relating to the name, LA, previous school name and faith designation of free school applications, wave 3.

Applies to England


Free schools wave 3 - application information

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  • Date requested: 6 July 2012
  • Publish date: 19 February 2013
  • Updated: 19 February 2013


Following the Freedom of Information request set out below, the department is publishing the requested information.

A list of free school proposals received by the Department for Education during the third wave (i.e. received in 2012 for opening from September 2013), giving for each:

  • the name of the project
  • the local authority/area of the proposed school
  • the previous name (if applicable) of the proposed school
  • the faith (if any) of the proposed school
  • whether the proposal was received in the first wave or the second wave


‘Free schools wave 3 - application information’ contains the following information:

  • name of proposed free school as stated in application
  • proposed local authority in which the free school would be situated
  • name of independent school if converting to free school status
  • faith designation

Note: The applications listed with faith designation were self-identified as such by the applicants during the application process.

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Published 19 February 2013

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