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Thu 23 May 2013

 

A free school for special needs children will open in Chatham in September 2014.

The Inspire Special Free School will initially have 40 places and be based next to Silverbank Park in Churchill Avenue.

Thu 23 May 2013

 

Education Secretary Michael Gove today approved dozens of new “free schools” in London which will deliver an extra 22,000 classroom places.

Wed 22 May 2013

 

A 500-year-old grammar school in Lancashire has been approved for free school status by the Department for Education (DfE).

Wed 22 May 2013

 

A bid to build a new free school for 180 children in north Kingston has this morning been approved by the Department for Education.

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.