This section provides information on the different types of schools available to pupils.
Information about the benefits and freedoms of gaining academy status.
General article 17 November 2010
An introduction to Free Schools and brief description of their role, with a downloadable letter from Michael Gove to local authorities setting out the Department's new policy .
General article 28 October 2010
An introduction to the role of faith schools and faith academies, and details of the Government's agenda for their development.
General article 10 November 2010
Information about what trust schools are, and how to learn more in depth knowledge regarding them.
General article 14 September 2010
EduBase is a database of all educational establishments, maintained and kept up to date by the Department.
General article 13 September 2010
This page may not reflect Government policy. More information.
General information on school federations and the reasons for conducting them.
General article 07 September 2010