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Tue 11 June 2013

A FREE school for 700 boys aged 11 to 19 will open in Bolton next September.

The secondary school and sixth form will be a faith school — and the third government flagship free school to open in the borough.

Mon 10 June 2013

Often, free schools offer a pretty general, all round good education. That's fine. The more of them that open, the more choice there is for parents and the more competition there is - driving up standards in other schools. However, another aspect of the free school revolution is the scope for innovation. When the first free schools opened in 2011 the critics could say there were "only" 24.

Mon 10 June 2013

One of the country's most prestigious independent schools is to become one of the Government's flagship academies this September, as part of an exodus of schools from the private to the state sector.

Mon 10 June 2013

A SCHOOL for children who find mainstream learning a challenge will join six other free schools opening over four years in Hammersmith and Fulham.

Mon 10 June 2013

AN APPLICATION to open a free school in Romford has been approved by the Department for Education. 

Mon 10 June 2013

The Department of Education has approved the opening of a free school in north east Crawley.

 

Mon 10 June 2013

The 1,100 pupils at the new Jane Austen College in Norwich will be expected to do all their work during normal timetabled hours – with nothing to take home in the evenings or weekends.

Mon 10 June 2013

A SIKH free school due to open in September has received nearly two applications for every place.

The Nishkam School West London is set to open in its temporary home in a former office block opposite the Rising Sun pub in London Road, Isleworth, subject to final government approval.