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Wed 22 May 2013

 

TWO free schools have been given the go-ahead in Worcestershire after the government announced its latest round of approved applications.

Wed 22 May 2013

 

A music school for deprived teenagers in east London and two schools for autistic children are among the latest free schools in England to be approved.

Wed 22 May 2013

 

The Department for Education announced today (May 22) that the Secretary of State Michael Gove has approved the application by a group of local parents and teachers to open a new local secondary school, Harperbury Free School.

Wed 22 May 2013

 

Over 70% set up by teaching profession

Free Schools charity, the New Schools Network today welcomed the 102 new Free Schools approved by Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove. The new schools join the 190 that have already opened, or will open this September and beyond, creating much needed additional school places across the country and addressing educational disadvantage.

 

Wed 22 May 2013

 

Education Secretary Michael Gove today approved 102 new free school applications to open in 2014 and beyond, delivering around 50,000 new school places.

Wed 22 May 2013

 

One of the Government’s flagship free schools is to be backed by former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney and will have the aim of giving primary school children the chance to flourish in the performing arts.

Tue 21 May 2013

 

Parents are celebrating after the Department for Education formally backed plans for a mixed, non-denominational free school in East Finchley.

The Archer Academy’s chair of governors Avis Johns has signed the funding agreement with the department, meaning plans to open the school in September will go ahead.