Registration of free schools

Forms to register a new free school and guidance on the school standards required.


Free schools faith designation form

Registration of independent schools

Standards for registration


These registration forms are intended for those looking to set up a new free school.

Also included is guidance on the standards a school must attain in order to register as a free school.

Published 5 March 2013
Last updated 26 January 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated the registration form for independent schools.
  2. First published.