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EU Exit Preparations

Please ensure that you and your staff are familiar with the DfE guidance available online at
Lord Agnew (Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the School System) issued a letter to Directors of Children’s Services requesting that it is shared with state schools. Read the ‘Guidance for schools on leaving the EU’ letter online.

Wave 14 Free Schools Bids


The DfE has launched Wave 14 of the Free Schools programme.

Please find the press notice and application guide at the following links.


Gov.UK press notice: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/damian-hinds-announces-drive-to-create-more-good-school-places


Application Guide: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/free-school-application-guide


If you have any questions, or wish to discuss any proposals for submitting a bid, please contact Clare Medland. Clare.medland@gloucestershire.gov.uk

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