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Free schools: overview of the application process
How do we set up a free school? This article outlines the various types of free school and explains who can set one up. It cites official guidance on the application process and includes a case study on opening a free school.
- What is a free school?
- Before you apply: setting up an academy trust
- Application form and requirements
- Application assessment and interviews
- Guidance on the pre-opening phase
- Case study: setting up a free school
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