Ongar Free School bid gets NSN support

The group behind a bid to open a new Free School in Ongar were pleased to hear they have been accepted onto NSN's Development Programme, callig it a 'key development' in their bid.

School4Ongar, which is supported by Eric Pickles, hopes to open a new secondary Free School in 2015.

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Project leader Jeff Banks commented; 'We are really pleased to have been accepted on the New Schools Network' programme. It was a very tough selection process and in addition to a lengthy application form, four of our team were grilled in a challenging interview in London.'