By giving parents more choice and schools greater freedoms, the government will create a better and more diverse school system that will give every pupil the necessary skills to lead a productive, fulfilled life.

Detailed guides

  1. Academies: apply for advances of funding

    Academies can request funding advances for support in exceptional circumstances. This guide details how requests are made and processed. Read more

  2. Newly qualified teacher (NQT) induction appeals

    How to appeal a newly qualified teacher induction decision. Also includes how to attend an induction appeal hearing as an observer. Read more

  3. Sixth-form colleges: apply to change name

    How sixth-form colleges who wish to change their name should apply to the Secretary of State for Education. Read more

  4. Talent management: developing new leaders in schools

    As a school or academy leader find out why you need an effective talent management strategy, and how to create one. Read more

  5. Accreditation requirement

    Accrediting qualifications: how and when we do it Read more