Resources

The resources below have been developed by New Schools Network to support groups applying to open special free schools. These resources can be filtered by category using the function on the right. It is important that these resources are used in conjunction with the Department for Education's criteria for assessment.

Sites and buildings: Tool 4 - What to look for in a Design Team

Sites and buildings: Tool 2 - Stakeholders and communications

Sites and buildings: Tool 5 - Checklist at HOT and feasibility

Project Management: Risk register template

Sites and buildings: Tool 1 - Site launch meeting plan

Sites and buildings: Buildings workbook

Sites and buildings: Site and buildings guidance

Pre-opening guidance: Useful links and resources

Sites and buildings: ESFA site resource - Heads of Terms