Information for maths schools proposer groups with an approved business case. Includes legal requirements and tasks you must complete.


How to open a maths school: pre-opening stage

Ref: DFE-00159-2019PDF, 995KB, 77 pages


This guidance is for maths schools proposer groups whose business case to open a new maths school has been approved.

It explains the pre-opening stage before your maths school can open and covers:

  • project plans you’ll need
  • people you should work with
  • how DfE can help secure a site for your school
  • support available from DfE
  • your legal agreement with the Secretary of State

Contact us

Please email the maths schools team if you have any questions.

Maths schools team

Email[email protected]

Published 12 October 2018
Last updated 30 July 2019 + show all updates

  1. Replaced attachment with an up-to-date version.
  2. First published.