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Completing section D2 (special)

How to prepare for your DfE interview

Becoming an academy sponsor (mainstream, special, AP)

Comparison of different types of free school (mainstream, special, AP)

Governance in SATs (mainstream, special, AP)

Building your team (mainstream)

Governance in MATs (mainstream, special, AP)

Completing section D1 (special)