Updated: Replaced attachments with updated versions for May 2019.
Details of all schools in the pre-opening stage of the free school programme, including:type of school age group served local authority regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
There are many different types of free school, including:primary schools secondary schools all-through schools 16- to 19-year-olds schools special free schools alternative provision free schools
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.seen at 16:35, 15 May in Publications on GOV.UK.
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