Free Schools

Department for Education written question – answered am ar 12 Mawrth 2024.

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Photo of Nick Gibb Nick Gibb Ceidwadwyr, Bognor Regis and Littlehampton

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many free schools were opened in each year from 2011 to 2023.

Photo of Damian Hinds Damian Hinds Minister of State (Education)

The department publishes information about open free schools, including the date they opened. This information is available at:

The attached table provides the number of free schools opened each year from 2011 to 2023. This includes primary, secondary, all through and 16-19 age ranges of the following types of free schools: mainstream free schools, alternative provision free schools, special free schools and specialist maths schools. University technical colleges and Studio schools have been listed separately.

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