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Free Schools

Prior to June 2010, state schools were set up and run by Local Authorities. After June 2010, the Government allowed communities to set up Free Schools. England’s mainstream Free Schools (like The Wren School) must be non-profit making and provide a broad and balanced curriculum including core subjects of Maths, English and Science, to pupils of statutory school age. Free Schools must always abide by the Schools Admission Code and take account of the SEN Code of Practice.

For more information about Free Schools visit the Department for Education website by clicking here

Term Dates

2022-23

Inset days – Fri 2 Sep & Mon 5 Sep 2022

Term 1

Tue 6 Sep – Fri 21 Oct 2022

Half term – Mon 24 Oct – Fri 28 Oct 2022

Term 2

Inset day – Fri 2 Dec 2022

Mon 31 Oct – Tue 20 Dec 2022

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