Free schools are non-profit making, independent, state-funded schools. They are set up by a wide variety of proposers who want to make a difference to the educational landscape.
No, the YMCA’s vision is for an inclusive Christian Movement, improving the lives of young people of both genders, from all faiths and of none.
The school is accountable to a board of governors and subject to OFSTED inspections. The school is also accountable to the Department for Education through its funding agreement.
No. The Government has announced that funding for all schools will increase in real terms over the course of this Parliament.
Southend YMCA Community Free School is located at:
Ticket House, 110 East Street, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6LH.
Telephone: 01702 212540 and 01702 212541.