Government approves 31 more free school projects

Aaron Morby 8 years ago
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The Government has approved plans for 31 new free schools and academies across the country.

The latest batch of successful school applications announced yesterday, which include 13 in London, were approved as part of a fast-track process. Further applications will be announced in the coming months.

The successful bidders will now begin to confirm sites with many due to open by September 2017.

In one of his last official announcements Prime Minster David Cameron said: “Free schools have been at the heart of this government’s education reforms which have seen more than 1.4m more children in good or outstanding schools since 2010.

“More than 300 have been created since I became Prime Minister and 200 are set to open meaning tens of thousands more young people, many from disadvantaged areas, finally have a choice of a good education that helps them reach their full potential.”

Free school application Region
Alconbury Weald Church Academy Cambridgeshire
Ashlawn Free School Warwickshire
Aspire Primary Academy Newquay Newquay, South West
Chatteris Free School Cambridgeshire, East of England and North East London
City of London Academy, Downs Park East of England and North East London
City of London Academy, Highgate Hill East of England and North East London
City of London Academy, Shoreditch Park East of England and North East London
Clearwater Church of England Primary Academy Gloucestershire, South West
Creative Arts Academy York York, East Midlands and Humber
Didsbury High School South Manchester, Lancashire and West Yorkshire
Elements Primary Free School Leeds, Lancashire and West Yorkshire
Elmbridge Free School Surrey, South East and South London
Fylde Coast Academy Trust Blackpool, Lancashire and West Yorkshire
Gorton Primary School Manchester, Lancashire and West Yorkshire
Great Lever Primary School Bolton, Lancashire and West Yorkshire
Harris Rainham Sixth Form Havering, East England and North East London
Kings Leadership Academy Padgate, Lancashire and West Yorkshire
Ledsham Manor Primary Academy Cheshire, West Midlands
Lime Academy Ridgeway Enfield, North West London and South Central
Newark, Toot Hill Free School Nottinghamshire, East Midlands and Humber
Reach Academy 2 Hounslow, North West London and South Central
Ryecroft High School Taneside, Lancashire and West Yorkshire
Saffron Primary Essex, East of England and North East London
Schoolsworks Community Primary Littlehampton South East and South London
St Andrew’s Primary Free School Kent, South East and South London
St. Clements Hill Primary Academy Norfolk, East of England and North East London
Springwell Alternative Academy, North East Lincolnshire East Midlands and Humber
Springwell Alternative Academy, North West Lincolnshire East Midlands and Humber
Springwell Alternative Academy, South East Lincolnshire East Midlands and Humber
Springwell Alternative Academy, South West Lincolnshire East Midlands and Humber
The Avenue Brent, North West, London and South Central

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