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What are free schools?

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OPEN SCHOOLS

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MORE ON THEIR WAY

400k
NEW PLACES

31%
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The medley relay team had pre-qualified for the Sheffield gala earlier in the year with a qualifying time of 1.13. In their heat, Jacob Cutler, Josh Round, Harry Chandler and Flora Middleton smashed that time, touching the wall in 1.05.6 and qualifying for the 'A final' in 2nd position.

These free schools are opening in areas of high deprivation across England, bringing innovative and successful schools to areas where they are most needed. The free school programme empowers communities to lead improvement in their local area as 60% of groups are from locally based groups.

NSN’s analysis combined the need for both places and school standards to identify the ten areas most in need of new secondary schools over the coming years as the population bulge moves from primary to secondary age.

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