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We need more Primary School Places ASAP!

As millions of children returned back to or started school last month and despite the announcement of 93 Free Schools opening in September, the growing demand for primary places across the UK is becoming more apparent. In 2012, Britain hit its highest number of births for the last four decades and with an influx of […]

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Free Schools are not recruiting minority and ‘disadvantaged students’*

In short? Yes. But the factors explaining why free schools are not recruiting students from these groups is not so simple to explain. Free schools were primarily created to address the attainment gap in the UK.  They have the same legal structures as Academies, which means they are free from local authorities when it comes […]

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