What are free schools?
For parents, students and everyone interested in education: Look for new schools in your area and get the basic facts and figures about free schools.
Set up a free school
Start here for a step-by-step guide on setting up a new school, to register with NSN or apply for a place on the Development Programme.
Pre-open free schools
For free schools that have been approved to open, the NSN Delivery Programme provides advice and support to ensure the successful opening of free schools.
Open free schools
For free schools that are open, our network provides advice, support and networking opportunities to ensure your free school is successful.