“Excellent support as a sounding board for exploring ideas and developing individual issues relevant to our school”

 - Open free school

“Just a really professional team who always offer first class advice”

 - Free schol in pre-opening

“The training is of far higher standard than other education training providers I have experienced”

 - Open free school

"Knowing people are available over the phone who have great experience, understanding and insight was very reassuring”

 - Open free school

Free schools in the news

This is also the broadest free school wave to date, with more schools approved to open outside London than in any previous wave.

Among the new schools are:

Drone footage provided by the architects has given us the first look at the construction of Hoe Valley School’s permanent site in Woking, Surrey. The full video was published by Get Surrey.

A new £19 million state-of-the-art building has been officially opened at Trinity School. The free school, which opened in 2013, is the first in the area.