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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.