Find out more about IES Breckland, our first free school in the UK. Based in Brandon, Suffolk, it opens on September 10, 2012.
IES, a leading educational provider in Sweden, has widened its international scope with expansion into the UK to start outstanding new schools.
IES as an educational provider has been founded on the belief in three core principles; a focus on academic success, particularly through high standards of literacy/numeracy, “tough love” and a disciplined approach and a pastoral system built around mentoring.
IES is an organisation founded by an educator and run by educators, from the CEO and the UK Manager, and all the way;
IES has a proven record of creating excellent schools; the best free schools in Sweden;
IES brings an international atmosphere and connections to a school, vital for youngsters in today´s world;
IES has developed into a major school organisation, with over 13 000 students in 20 schools, opening it’s first in the UK September 2012.
British law now makes it possible for charities, businesses, universities, educational groups, teachers and parent groups to establish new Free Schools. Free Schools are brand new schools that are funded by the state and set up in response to parental demand.