Transparency data

Open academies and academy projects in development

Information on all academies open in England, and those in the process of becoming academies.


Open academies and academy projects awaiting approval: September 2017

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These spreadsheets show:

  • the total number of open academies 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 open. We aim to publish these updates in the first week of the month.

You can also read details of open free schools and free schools in the pre-opening stage.


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