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Open and pre-open free schools

"We very much felt that they were the experts in supporting free school applicants and we're very grateful to them for their support."

"NSN offered thoroughly professional and knowledgeable insight, advice and challenge."

"The workshops and the advice that you're getting, the people who are presenting and sharing information with you are absolutely involved in the free schools process."

"NSN is a really great organisation – they have been so open"

"NSN support is really good - I rely on NSN for anything I can receive help with"

"We go to NSN for advice, I think they’re a great organisation. It’s always nice to know that they are there and they’re open – and I think of them if we experience any challenges"

“Excellent support as a sounding board for exploring ideas and developing individual issues relevant to our school”

“Just a really professional team who always offer first class advice”

“The training is of far higher standard than other education training providers I have experienced”

"Knowing people are available over the phone who have great experience, understanding and insight was very reassuring”

Free schools in the news

Plans for a new special free school in Bristol have been revealed.

A new state of the art building was opened at Eden Girls’ School, Slough by Lord Theodore Agnew, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the School System.

In response, Interim Director Mark Lehain said: "As more and more free schools open each year, we're able to think about the future direction of the policy.