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This sample education brief has been provided by Fulham Boys' School - a secondary free school that opened in 2014.
We have created a free school pre-opening project template using the free project management tool Trello. This is pre-loaded with the tasks that you need to complete in order to open your school successfully, and useful information to help you carry them out effectively.
This document outlines 21 key questions that the board members of all multi academy trusts should be able to answer.
This is to enable governing bodies to ensure they have sufficient expertise to carry out their core duties effectively.
A tool to help groups demonstrate and evaluate progress in key work streams during the pre-opening phase.
This guidance offers advice to free schools on how to communicate effectively in order to attract pupils and staff, and build the school's reputation in the long-term.
This resource offers guidance on how to engage with the media as you move towards opening your school.
This guidance offers practical advice on writing a report about the public consultation that all free schools must undertake during the pre-opening stage.