Applicant resources: Mainstream and 16-19

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.

Boarding provision (mainstream)

Role of governors (mainstream, special, AP)

Setting up a company limited by guarantee (mainstream,special, AP)

Incorporating a nursery (mainstream)

Completing the budget plan (mainstream)

Completing section F1 and F2 - Capacity and capability (mainstream, special, AP)

Guidance for faith free schools (mainstream)

Creating your vision (mainstream)

Finding a site guidance (mainstream, special, AP)