Resources

This detailed handbook should be used in conjunction with the Department for Education’s Free School Application Guide, application criteria and their application form by groups proposing an AP free school.
This detailed handbook should be used in conjunction with the Department for Education’s Free School Application Guide, application criteria and their application form by groups proposing mainstream and 16-19 free schools.
This detailed handbook should be used in conjunction with the Department for Education’s Free School Application Guide, application criteria and their application form by groups proposing a special free school.
This document is designed to give you an initial overview of what free schools are and how you can apply to set one up.
NSN has put together a list of key resources that we think free school applicants will find useful. It covers the main aspects of putting together a free school proposal.
NSN has put together a list of key resources that we think free school applicants will find useful. It covers the main aspects of putting together a free school proposal.
NSN has put together a list of key resources that we think free school applicants will find useful. It covers the main aspects of putting together a free school proposal.
A list of key tasks that we would advise groups in the application stage of setting up a free school to do before submitting your application.
A summary of the latest statistics on free schools as well as the impact they are having and some responses to common misconceptions about free schools. (March 2015)