Department For Education
Details of all schools in the pre-opening stage of the free school programme, including:
There are many different types of free school, including:
There are also a small number of maths schools. These are specialist free schools for the most mathematically able 16- to 19-year-olds.
Alongside free schools there are university technical colleges (UTCs) and studio schools. These are mainly for 14- to 19-year-olds.
Section 6A of the Education Act 2011, which changed the arrangements for establishing new schools, is called the academy or free school presumption.
You can get details of all open free schools, UTCs and studio schools and open academies and academy projects in development.