The full list of London's Free Schools approved by the Education Secretary Michael Gove today.
A Free School is a state-funded independent school which sits outside local authority control.
Plans to allow London students to study in Sussex were met with "totally unacceptable" comments from a local Conservative Councillor.
London's children are still increasingly at risk as a new report finds close to half of them cannot swim.
The Amateur Swimming Association also found that only 2% of schools deliver the Governments recommended delivery time for school swimming, which is 22 hrs.
One of the planned Free Schools celebrating after being given the go-ahead are those at East London Academy of Music. The Free School is backed by Plan B and Chase & Status.
The groups who have made successful applications to open Free Schools in September 2014 now need to secure their sites.
The Education Department has co-developed a website with the Cabinet Office that lists all surplus government property available to buy or rent, including those suitable for free schools.
Education Secretary Michael Gove defends plans for another 46 free schools in the capital.
Education Secretary Michael Gove has approved 46 free schools for London. The proposals included a music school for 16 to 19-year-olds in Tower Hamlets, a National Autistic Society school in Lambeth and a Family School for children with complex psychological, family and mental health problems.
The groups will secure their sites and prepare to open from September next year.
Who is Boris Johnson's favourite children's book character? He revealed all today while adding his support to a campaign to improve child literacy.
The Mayor was at a primary school in Battersea, where he also announced a book festival in Trafalgar Square in July.
More now from Liz Wickham.
Crays Hill Primary School near Basildon is probably best known for being the school attached to the Dale Farm travellers site which has brought it bad publicity.
But today it's celebrating a good Ofsted report with much of its teaching rated outstanding.
Elodie Harper reports.
The Mayor has revealed his favourite fictional character as he visited children at a school in Battersea.
Boris Johnson was there to support a campaign to improve children's literacy.
Liz Wickham reports.