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Open academies, free schools, studio schools and UTCs

Information on all academies, free schools, studio schools and university technical colleges (UTCs) open in England, and those in the process of opening.

Documents

Open academies, free schools, studio schools and UTCs and academy projects awaiting approval: September 2018

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Open academies, free schools, studio schools and UTCs and academy projects awaiting approval: September 2018

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Details

These spreadsheets show:

  • the total number of open academies, free schools, studio schools and UTCs in England
  • details of schools that are in the process of getting academy status
  • progress schools are making towards converting to academy status
  • sponsored academy projects in development and the agreed sponsor

We update this spreadsheet monthly as more academies, free schools, studio schools and UTCs open. We aim to publish these in the third week of the month.

Details of successful free school and UTC applications are available.

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Published 20 March 2014
Last updated 1 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated wording to reflect that this covers academies, free schools, studio schools and UTCs. Data added for September 2018.
  2. Updated the spreadsheet to show open academies and academy projects in development in August 2018.
  3. Updated the spreadsheet to show open academies and academy projects in development in July 2018.
  4. Updated the spreadsheet to show open academies and academy projects in development in June 2018.
  5. Updated the spreadsheet to show open academies and academy projects in development in May 2018.
  6. Updated the spreadsheet to show open academies and academy projects in development in April 2018.
  7. Updated the spreadsheet to show open academies and academy projects in development in March 2018.
  8. Updated the spreadsheet to show open academies and academy projects in development in February 2018.
  9. Updated the spreadsheet to show open academies and academy projects in development in January 2018.
  10. Updated the spreadsheet to show open academies and academy projects in development in December 2017.
  11. Updated documents with November 2017 versions.
  12. Updated spreadsheets show open academies and academy projects in development in October 2017
  13. Updated spreadsheets show open academies and academy projects in development in September 2017.
  14. Updated spreadsheet shows open academies and academy projects in development in August 2017.
  15. Updated spreadsheet shows open academies and academy projects in development in July 2017.
  16. Removed the list for March and added lists for April, May and June.
  17. Added 'Open academies and academy projects awaiting approval: March 2017'
  18. Updated spreadsheets show open academies and academy projects in development in January 2017 and February 2017.
  19. Updated the spreadsheet to show open academies and academy projects in development in December 2016
  20. Update shows open academies and academy projects in development in November 2016.
  21. Update shows open academies and academy projects in development in October 2016.
  22. Update shows open academies and academy projects in development in September 2016.
  23. Updated the spreadsheet to show open academies and academy projects in development in August 2016.
  24. Updated the spreadsheet to show separately the open academies and academy projects in development in June and July 2016.
  25. Updated the spreadsheet to show open academies and academy projects in development in May 2016.
  26. Updated the spreadsheet to show open academies and academy projects in development in April 2016.
  27. Updated the spreadsheet to show open academies and academy projects in development in March 2016.
  28. Updated 'open academies and academy projects in development' document for February 2016.
  29. Added list of open academies and academy projects in development in January 2016.
  30. Updated document for December 2015.
  31. Updated document for November 2015.
  32. Added a request for people to send feedback about the information on this page.
  33. Added the October 2015 data.
  34. Updated document for September 2015.
  35. Updated document for August 2015.
  36. Updated document for July 2015.
  37. Updated document for June 2015.
  38. Updated list of academies.
  39. Updated document for March.
  40. Updated document for February 2015.
  41. Updated January document with revised version.
  42. Updated document for January 2015.
  43. Updated document: December 2014.
  44. Updated document for November 2014.
  45. Updated document for October 2014.
  46. Added September version of the document.
  47. Further update to August data.
  48. Updated document for August 2014.
  49. Replaced the June 2014 version of the 'Open academies and academy projects awaiting approval' document with the July 2014 version.
  50. The Howard School, Medway has had its flag of 'AO approved' removed; Northwick has been added to the list of applications received.
  51. June 2014 spreadsheet updated.
  52. June data update.
  53. Spreadsheet updated to include details of new academies.
  54. Spreadsheet updated to include details of new academies.
  55. First published.