6 Apr 2014

Labour today leapt on the first closure of a flagship free school and warned of a potential nose-dive in British classroom standards.

The Government wants more …

15 Dec 2011

The Breckland Free School in Brandon, Suffolk, has awarded a £21 million contract to Swedish for-profit education company IES UK. They made a profit of over £5 million in 2009/10

12 Oct 2011

‘Free’ schools originated in Sweden. Unfortunately for Gove, Swedish ‘free’ schools have had a stream of bad press recently. Here we summarise the experiences and problems that Swedish ‘free’ schools have had and their impact on the Swedish education system.

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