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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

2020-21 – Start of term 1

Tuesday 1st September:
Staff Inset – no school for students
Wednesday 2nd September:
Staff Inset – no school for students
Thursday 3rd September:
School for Year 7, 10 and 12
Friday 4th September:
School for all year groups (Year 7-12)

 

 

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