Resources: Special

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.

Completing section D2 (special)

How to prepare for your DfE interview

Becoming an academy sponsor (mainstream, special, AP)

Finding a site guidance (mainstream, special, AP)

Completing section F3 - Governance (mainstream, special, AP)

Creating your vision (mainstream)

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

Governance in SATs (mainstream, special, AP)

Building your team (mainstream)