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Pre-registration advice notes for free schools, studio schools and university technical colleges 2016

At the request of the Secretary of State for Education, Ofsted conducts pre-registration inspections of proposed free schools, studio schools and university technical colleges.

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Free school pre-registration inspections 2016

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Details

Ofsted inspects proposed free schools, studio schools and university technical colleges (UTCs) before their opening.

Following this type of inspection, Ofsted inspectors produce an advice note for the Secretary of State on the extent to which the proposed school is likely to meet the independent school standards at the time of opening.

This advice note informs the Secretary of State’s decision on whether a proposed free school, studio school or UTC should be registered. It is important to note that the decision is not made solely on the strength of the advice note but is also based on other information available to the Secretary of State.

The advice notes arising from the 2016 programme of pre-registration inspections are available in the document on this page and the table below lists the schools that have had an advice note published.

Schools a-o Schools p-z
AshmolePrimary Pinner High School
Atam Academy Pioneer House High School
BeaconOfLight Rugby Free Secondary School
Beaumount Prmary Academy Saint Jerome Church of England Bilingual School
Bicester Technology Studio Scarborough UTC
Bristol Futures Academy South Bank Engineering UTC
Canary Wharf College St Johns CoE Primary
Charles Darwin Primary Studio@Deyes
Concordia Academy TBAP 16-19 AP academy
Crewe Engineering and Design The Charter School East Dulwich
Daventry Hill School The Olive School Bolton
Eaglewood School The Olive School Preston
Ealing Fields High School The Orchards
Edison Primary school Trafalgar College
Galleywall Primary school Twynham Primary School
Global Academy UTC UTC Leeds
Greater Peterborough University Technical College UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park
Greatfields Primary School UTC South Durham
International Academy of Greenwich UTC Warrington
Langley Park Primary School Venturers Academy
Liverpool Insititute of Performing Arts LIPA Sixth Form Colledge Westclyst Community Primary School
London Design Engineering UTC Whitehouse Primary
Kingsteignton School WMG Academy
Krishna Avanti Primary school Croydon Wootton Park School
Magna Carta Primary Academy Yavneh Primary School
Northampton Internation Academy  
Olive School Birmingham  
One Degree Academy