Free schools

NEU comment on announcement of 53 new free schools

Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, has commented on the Government’s latest announcement of 53 new free schools and one UTC.

Comment on the Sutton Trust and NFER on Free Schools

Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, has commented on the new analysis of free schools published by the Sutton Trust and the National Foundation for Educational Research, published today.

Free schools not delivered on any of the promises

The first independent report on free schools shows that, despite ministerial claims, the free school programme is proving an expensive experiment which has not delivered on any of the promises, says the National Education Union (NEU).

Comment on increase in new free schools

Dr Mary Bousted, joint general secretary of the National Education Union, comments on the Department for Education’s (DfE) announcement that more free schools will open this term.

National Education Union comment on increase in new free schools

Dr Mary Bousted, joint general secretary of the National Education Union, comments on the Department for Education’s (DfE) announcement that more free schools will open this term.